Chapter 7 Skin Structure & Growth

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The medical branch of science that deals with the study of the skin, its functions, and diseases...
 
Dermatology
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The largest organ of the human body is the
 
Skin
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Continued pressure on any part of the skin causes it to thicken and develop into a(n)
 
Appendage
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The thinnest skin can be found on the
 
Eyelid
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The outermost layer of the skin that forms the protective covering of the body is the
 
Epidermis
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The epidermis layer of the skin is also known as
 
Cuticle layer
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The deepest layer of the epidermis, the basal cell layer, is also known as the
 
Stratum Germinativum
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The layer of the skin that is composed of several layers of different- shaped cells and is...
 
Stratum Germinativum
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The clear, transparent layer just under the skin surface that consists of small cells through...
 
Stratum Lucidum
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The layer that consists of cells that look like distinct granules and are pushed to the surface...
 
Stratum Granulosum
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The stratum germinativum is composed of several layers with special cells tht produce a dark...
 
Melanin
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The layer of skin that we see and is treated by the practitioner is the
 
Corneum
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A fiber protein that is the principal component of hair, skin, and nails is
 
Keratin
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The underlying or inner layer of the skin also called the derma corium, cutis, or true skin...
 
Dermis
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The dermis layer is made up of two layers which are the
 
Papillary and reticular
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The deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the
 
Reticular layer
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The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the
 
Epidermal-dermal junction
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The fatty layer found below the dermis is the
 
Subcutaneous
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The muscle that causes goose bumps when a person is frightened or cold is the
 
Arrector pili muscle
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The layer of the dermis that houses the nerve endings that provide the body with the sense...
 
Papillary layer
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The tiny granules of coloring matter deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are
 
Melanin
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The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is
 
Pheomelanin
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A fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength is
 
Collagen
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The fibrous protein that gives skin its flexibility and helps skin regain its shape after being...
 
Elastin
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The two types of duct glands that extract materials from the blood to form new substances are
 
Sudoriferous and sebaceous glands
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Oil glands that are connected to hair follicles are also called
 
Sebaceous glands
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When sebum hardens and the sebaceous duct becomes clogged, the pore impaction that is formed...
 
Comedone
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Retinoic acid, or Retin-A, is a prescription cream used to treat
 
Acne
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Water is the number one nutrient of the body and composes what percentage of the body's...
 
50 to 70 percent
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The principal functions of the skin are pretection, sensation, heat regulation, excretion,...
 
Secretion and absorption


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