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Dermatology Quizzes & Trivia
Chapter 15 

  
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1.  Healthy skin requires special care to maintain its health, elasticity, vibrancy and
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2.  What is the technical name for the study, including its structure, functions and treatment?
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3.  The outermost layer of the skin is called the 
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4.  Which of the following layers of skin does not contain and blood vessels?
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5.  What is another name for the stratum germinativum?
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6.  Where does mitosis (cell division) or replacment of the skin take place?
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7.  The stratum germinativm and what other layer of skin contain melanin
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8.  On the human body, the thickest skin is located on the:
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9.  The layer of the epidermis that sheds keratin cells that are constantly replaced is the 
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10.  What quality is notable about the stratum corneum?
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11.  The stratum corneum is composed of 
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12.  Which layer is the top, or uppermost, layer of the epidermis?
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13.  Where are the blood vessels found that supply the skin
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14.  Sudoriferous glands, sebaceous glands sensory nerve endings, blood vessels, arrector pili muscles and a major portion of each hair follicle are found in the 
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15.  What part of the skin is often referred to as "true skin"
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16.  Which layer of the skin produces collgen protein and elastin fibers to help give the skin its elasicity and pliability?
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17.  The deterioration of collagen and elastiin fibers during fibers during the aging process causes
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18.  What is major function of the sudoriferous gland?
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19.  Sweat or perspitation is secreted by what gland?
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20.  The small openings onto the skin from the sudoriferous glands are called 
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21.  The sudoriferous (sweat) glands are referred to as:
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22.  Sudoriferous and sebaceous glands are referred to as 
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23.  Control and regilation of body temperature by the sudoriferous glands help maintan the body temperture at
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24.  The greatest concentration of sudorferous glands is found on the
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25.  The sebaceous gland produces:
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26.   on what area of the body would you not find any sebaceous glands?
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27.  What is the function of sebum?
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28.  The papillary canal take oil (sebum) to the
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29.  Where is the layer of skin called the subcutaneous layer located 
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30.  The subcutaneous tissue of skin is made up of mostly
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31.  What layer of the skin contains large blood vessels that transport nouishment to skin and nerve 
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32.  What factor would cause a reaction in sensory nerve fibers?
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33.  What tans the skin to help protect it from harmful ultraviolet rays?
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34.  Light skin and dark skin differ in the 
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35.  Almost 90% of the skin's wrinkles are caused by 
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36.  On the human body, the thinnest skin is located on the 
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37.  Healthy skin's pH level of 4.5 to 5.5 is
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38.  How should a salon profession react if the client has a skin disease?
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39.  Chronic is the term used to identify condition that are 
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40.  The term used to identify conditions that are brief and severe is 
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41.  A disease that spreads by personal contact is known as 
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42.  A disease influenced by weather is referred to as
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43.  What is the technical name for the study of the cause of diseases?
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44.  What is the technical term for the study of deseases?
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45.  Indicating a medical opinion of a future condition of illness is known as a(an)
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46.  An alleegic reaction to cosmetics or chemicals which salon professionals may be susceptible to is called
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47.  An example of a subjective symptom would be
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48.  Abnormal changes in the structure of organs or tissues are called primary and secondary
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49.  A freckle is an example of which type of primary skin lesion?
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50.  A papule is an example of a 
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51.  Vesicles can be produced by which of the following conditions?
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52.  Herpes simplex is the technical term for
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53.  A solid mass in the skin that could be soft or hard, fixed or freely movable and may be elevated or deep is called a 
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54.  A cyst is defined by which of the following description?
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55.  A secondary lesion appearing as round, dry patches of skin covered with rough, silvert scales is called
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56.  Which of the following skin lesions often occurs when skin loses its flesibility due to exposure to wind, cold, water, etc and cracks in the skin appear?
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57.  The lesion found following the healing of an injury is called a(n)
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58.  Which of the following terms is another name for a keratoma?
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59.  What may happen to the skin if an area is subject to pressure or friction over a long period of time?
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60.  Verruca is a name given to a variety of
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61.  Melanotic sarcoma is a skin cancer that begins with
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62.  What is the technical name for liver spots?
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63.  What is another name for a stain in the skin caused by the dilation of the small blood vessels in the skin, also known as a birthmark?
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64.  Comedone is the technical name for
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65.  What is the techical term for a decrease in activity of melanocytes?
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66.  Accumulations of hardened sebum beneath the skin are called whiteheads or:
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67.  Acne most often occurs on the 
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68.  Ance can be found in two stages, acne simplex and:
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69.  What is the professinal action to take when a client with rosacea requests a facial service with you?
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70.  What is a condition called that is characterized by dry, scaly skin caused by a decreased production of sebum?
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71.  Which disorder is caused by excessive secretion of the sebaceous glands?
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72.  Where does a steatoma most often appear?
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73.  What is the definition of bromidrosis?
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74.  The lack of perspiration caused by fever or disease is called
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75.  What is the disorder called that is an overproduction of perspiration caused by excessive heat or general body weakness?
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76.  Which of the following terms does NOT describe a guideline that can indicate skin cancer?
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77.  products that work tofurther cleanse the skin and return it to its normal pH include ;
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78.  A term that is used to describe moisturizing is 
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79.  Applying pressure to motor points will have which of the following effects?
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80.  Effleurage is a massage movement that involves a:
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81.  The gentle massage movement  that often begins and ends a massage treatment is 
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82.  The massage manipulation that consists of heavy kneading and rolling of the muscles is called:
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83.  Which massage manipulation deeply stimules the muscles, nerves and skin glands?
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84.  The massage movement that should not be used when the client needs soothing is
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