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Chapter 7 Skin Structure, Growth, And Nutrition

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  • 1. 
    A___is a physician who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin, hair, and nails
    • A. 

      Histologist

    • B. 

      Dermatologist

    • C. 

      Esthetician

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 2. 
    Healthy skin is
    • A. 

      Smooth with a fine-grained

    • B. 

      Highly acidic

    • C. 

      Dry and tough texture

    • D. 

      Inflexible

  • 3. 
    All of the following are appendages of the skin except
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • B. 

      Nails

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 4. 
    Which of the following correctly identifies the layers of the skin and fat from the outermost layer to the innermost layer
    • A. 

      Dermis, subcutaneous, epidermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis, subcutaneous, dermis

    • C. 

      Dermis,epidermis, subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous

  • 5. 
    Cells that are almost dead amd pushed to the surface to replace cells are shed from the
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 6. 
    The layer directly beneath the epidermis is the
    • A. 

      Reticular layer

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Papillary layer

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 7. 
    Which type of tissue gives smoothness and contour to the body and provides a protective cushion
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • B. 

      Cardiac tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 8. 
    Which nerve fibers are distributed to the arrector pili muscles attached to the hair follicles
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 9. 
    Nerves that regulate the secretion of perspiration and sebum are
    • A. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Impulse nerve fibers

  • 10. 
    Basic sensations such as touch, pain, heat, cold, and pressure are registered by
    • A. 

      Arrector pili muscles

    • B. 

      Nerve endings

    • C. 

      Sweat pores

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 11. 
    The amount and type of pigment produced by an individual is determined primarily by his or her
    • A. 

      Genes

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Sun exposure

    • D. 

      Age

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Collagen and keratin

    • B. 

      Sebum and melanin

    • C. 

      Keratin and elastin

    • D. 

      Collagen and elastin

  • 13. 
    The sudoriferous glands do not
    • A. 

      Help the body regulate temperature

    • B. 

      Secrete a lubricating substance

    • C. 

      Eliminate waste products

    • D. 

      Exist on the palms or soles

  • 14. 
    To keep your body healthy, you must be sure that what you eat
    • A. 

      Prevents hydration

    • B. 

      Causes fatigue

    • C. 

      Has a pleaseant taste

    • D. 

      Regulates the function of your cells

  • 15. 
    Which vitamin accelerates the skin's healing processing and is vitally important in fighting the aging process?
    • A. 

      Vitamin a

    • B. 

      Vitamin c

    • C. 

      Vitamin d

    • D. 

      Vitamin e

  • 16. 
    The epidermis is the___layer of the skin
    • A. 

      Healthiest

    • B. 

      Thickeest

    • C. 

      Thinnest

    • D. 

      Most important

  • 17. 
    The scalp has larger and deeper___than the skin on the rest of the body
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Propionibacterium acnes

    • C. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 18. 
    It is___for a cosmetologist to completely remove a client's callus in the salon
    • A. 

      Safe

    • B. 

      Legal

    • C. 

      Prohibited

    • D. 

      Recommended

  • 19. 
    Emotional stress and hormone imbalances can increase the flow of
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Spinal fluid

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Pus

  • 20. 
    The appropriate amount of water that a person should drink each day is determined by the person's
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Age

    • C. 

      Skin color

    • D. 

      Medical history

  • 21. 
    Lack of water is the principal cause of
    • A. 

      Daytime fatigue

    • B. 

      Daytime hunger

    • C. 

      Daytime mood swings

    • D. 

      Daytime memory loss

  • 22. 
    Small, cone-shaped elevations at the bottom of the hair faollicles are
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Papules

    • C. 

      Dermal papillae

    • D. 

      Secretory coils

  • 23. 
    The layer of the epidermis where the process of skin cell shedding begins is the
    • A. 

      Stratum corneum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

  • 24. 
    The coiled base of the sudoriferous gland is known as the
    • A. 

      Secretory coil

    • B. 

      Sweat duct

    • C. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • D. 

      Elastin coil

  • 25. 
    A small, round elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a
    • A. 

      Comedo

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Callus

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 26. 
    Fatty tissue found below the dermis is____tissue
    • A. 

      Secretory

    • B. 

      Sudoriferous

    • C. 

      Subctaneous

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 27. 
    An inflamed pimpe containing pus is a
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Callus

    • D. 

      Comedo

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Reticular

    • C. 

      Tactile

    • D. 

      Epidermal

  • 29. 
    The layer of the epidermis that is composed of cells filled with keratin is the
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 30. 
    A fatty or oily secretion that lubricates the skin and preserves the softness of the hair is
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Lymph

    • C. 

      Pus

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 31. 
    The layer of the epidermis also known as the basal cell layer is the
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

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