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A&p Bio 141: Tissue Types And Structures In The Epidermis And The Dermis

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A&p Bio 141: Tissue Types And Structures In The Epidermis And The Dermis

If you reviewed over the flashcards I created for this test and have been studying the epidermis and dermis, you should do well with this quiz.

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  • 1. 
                     acts as a shock absorber and an insulator that reduces heat loss from the body.
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Langerhans cells

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • E. 

      Ceruminous

  • 2. 
    Any place where a joint flexes.
    • A. 

      Papillary layer

    • B. 

      Sutures

    • C. 

      Tension lines

    • D. 

      Flexure lines

    • E. 

      Stratum granulosum

  • 3. 
    Which is a cell in the epidermis?
    • A. 

      Karatinocytes

    • B. 

      Melanocytes

    • C. 

      Epidermal dendric cells

    • D. 

      Tactile cells

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Redness on the skin from a burn, heat/temperature, infection, inflammation, or trauma is known as:
    • A. 

      Jaundice

    • B. 

      Erythema

    • C. 

      Pallor

    • D. 

      Cyanotic

    • E. 

      Adrenal

  • 5. 
    Black and blue bruising on the skin is known as which two?
    • A. 

      Ecchymosis

    • B. 

      Carotene

    • C. 

      Erythema

    • D. 

      Hematoma

    • E. 

      Adrenal

  • 6. 
    True or False:Basal cell carcinoma is the most dangerous skin cancer because it is highly metastic and resistand to chemotherapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False:Stratum lucidum is only present in thick skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A hypodermic needle is injected into the skin. Identify the first integumentary structure through which the needle will pass.
    • A. 

      Papillary layer

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Reticular layer

    • D. 

      Hypodermis

  • 9. 
    Sebaceous glands are located in all of the following areas, except the:
    • A. 

      Abdominal region.

    • B. 

      Palmar region.

    • C. 

      Brachial region.

    • D. 

      Scalp.

    • E. 

      Axillary region.

  • 10. 
    The dermis is primarily composed of which tissue type?
    • A. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

    • B. 

      Dense irregular connective tissue

    • C. 

      Reticular connective tissue

    • D. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous epithelial tissue

  • 11. 
    What is the primary function of melanin?
    • A. 

      Produces vitamin D

    • B. 

      Produces sebum

    • C. 

      Determines skin color

    • D. 

      Provides protection against the sun's UV rays

    • E. 

      Uptake of calcium from the diet

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered a critical burn?
    • A. 

      Third-degree burns on the feet or hands

    • B. 

      Third-degree burns on the face

    • C. 

      Twenty-five percent of the body has second-degree burns

    • D. 

      Over 10% of the body has third-degree burns

    • E. 

      Thirty percent of the body has first degree burns

  • 13. 
    Which of the following cells is part of the immune system
    • A. 

      Keratinocyte

    • B. 

      Melanocyte

    • C. 

      Langerhans' cell

    • D. 

      Merkel cell

  • 14. 
    A hematoma in the skin appears as
    • A. 

      A localized brown pigmentation.

    • B. 

      Black and blue marks.

    • C. 

      An overall blue discoloration of the skin.

    • D. 

      An overall reddish discoloration of the skin.

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