Flashcards in The Skin Deck (16)
What are the two layers in the skin?
The epidermis and the dermis.
What are in the dermis?
The sweat glands, blood vessels, nerves, oil glands, hair and fat cells
What is in the epidermis?
The malpigian layer?
What does the malpighian layer do?
It keeps out diseases and micro organisms and sunburn
What does the sweat glands do?
It removes the sweat and goes through the pores
What does the blood vessels do?
Supply the skin with oxygen and nutrients
What do nerves do?
Make us feel sensations
What do our oil glands do?
They moisten skin
What do the hairs do?
They warm the skin
What do the fat cells do?
Insulate the body
What are the functions of the skin?
It excretes sweat, keeps the body at 37C, protects the body from diseases or micro organisms, make us feel
What are some guidelines for the skin?
Eat healthy avoid tiredness, wash hands daily and cleanse
How is body odour caused?
When the bacteria works on the sweat
How do you prevent body odour or sweat?
Deodorant for sweat
Antiperspirant for body odour
How is acne caused?
When the extra oil blocks the pores and the bacteria causes infection.