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Integumentary Test

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Integumentary Test
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1.  The two functional components of the integument include
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2.  Regulating heat exchange with the environment is the mechanism that the skin uses to
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3.  The structures of the integumentary system involved in protection is(are)
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4.  Receptors in the skin represent the
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5.  The layers of the epidermis, beginning with the deepest layer and proceeding outwardly, include the strata
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6.  Stem cells and melanocytes dominate the stratum germinativum, making it the layer where
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7.  Epidermal cells in the stratum spinosum and stratum germinativum function as chemical factories in that they convert
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8.  The two pigments contained in the epidermis in variable amounts are
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9.  Differences in skin color among individuals reflect
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10.  Dermal blood supply and epidermal pigmentation are the two basic factors interacting to
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11.  Some people only "burn" when exposed to the sun.  The reason they don't tan is that
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12.  Albinos have
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13.  Cooling the surface of the skin and producing perspiration is the primary function of
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14.  If body temperature drops below normal, heat is conserved by _______________ in the diameter of dermal blood vessels
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15.  When body temperature becomes abnormally high, thermoregulatory homeostasis is maintained by
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16.  Excessive perspiration to maintain normal body temperature may cause
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17.  Perspiration (or sweat) produced by eccrine sweat glands consists of
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18.  Melanin prevents skin damage due to UV light by
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19.  Excessive exposure to UV light may damage
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20.  Excessive exposure to UV light may cause
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21.  Accessory structures of the skin include
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22.  Hairs are best described as
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23.  The sensitivity mechanism in hair follicles that provides an early warning system that may help prevent injury is the presence of a
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24.  Natural body odor is produced by the ___________________ glands
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25.  During adolescence, the sebaceous glands are especially prone to
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26.  Other types of modified sweat glands with specialized secretions are
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27.  Hair production begins at the
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28.  Except for red hair, the natural factor responsible for various shades of hair color is
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29.  The development of gray hair is due to the
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30.  The various types of hair are due to the
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31.  The shaft of the hair is stiff due to the presence of a protein substance called
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32.  The fine "peach fuzz" hairs formed over much of the body surface are called
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33.  The immediate response by the skin to an injury is that
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34.  The practical limit to the healing process in the skin is the formation of inflexible, fibrous, noncellular
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35.  The appearance of blisters and very painful sensations is indicative of
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36.  The granulation tissue that appears during the healing process is a combination of
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37.  An essential part of the healing process during which the edges of a wound are pulled closer together is called
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38.  Dangerously high body temperatures occur sometimes in the elderly due to
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39.  A factor that causes increased skin damage and infection in the elderly is
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40.  Hair turns gray or white due to
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41.  Sagging and wrinkling of the integument results from
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42.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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43.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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44.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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45.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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46.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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47.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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48.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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49.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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50.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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51.  Choose the term that does not belong in each of the following groups
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52.  Keratin, a fibrous protein, would be found primarily in the
53.  The layer where the skin is thick, such as the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, is called the
54.  Small amounts of ultraviolet radiation are beneficial because it stimulates the synthesis of
55.  The pigment that absorbs ultraviolet radiation before it can damage mitochondrial DNA is
56.  Melanocytes prevent skin damage due to UV light by protecting the______________ within the nuclei of epidermal cells
57.  Melanocytes begin producing melanin when they are exposed to
58.  Protection for the tips of the fingers and toes is provided by the
59.  Hair develops from a group of epidermal cells at the base of a tubelike depression called a(n)
60.  The accessory structures that prevent the entry of foreign particles into the eye are the
61.  The arrector pili are muscles of the integument involved in creating
62.  In older Caucasians, the skin becomes very pale because of a decline in ________ activity
63.  In older adults, dry and scaly skin is usually a result of a decrease in __________ activity.
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