Ch. 5 Quiz- Integumentary System

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Ch. 5 Quiz- Integumentary System

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  • 1. 
    The components of the Integumentary System are: [Blank][Blank][Blank][Blank][Blank]
  • 2. 
     The main functions of the Integumentary System are: [Blank][Blank][Blank][Blank]
  • 3. 
    What are the 3 layers of skin? (superficial to deep) [Blank][Blank][Blank]
  • 4. 
    Name the layers of the epidermis (deep to superficial) in thick skin: [Blank][Blank][Blank][Blank][Blank]
  • 5. 
    Stratum basale has a single layer of cells called: [Blank]
  • 6. 
    The nail body is composed of densely packed, dead: [Blank]
  • 7. 
    Composed of keratinized, stratified squamous epithelial cells:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 8. 
    Composed of blood, lymph vessels, nerves, hair follicles, and sweat glands:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 9. 
    Composed of well-vascularized, loose, areolar connective tissue and adipose tissue:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 10. 
    Made up of 2 layers of connective tissue:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 11. 
    Made up of 1 layer of connective tissue:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 12. 
    Made up of 4-5 layers of epithelial cells:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 13. 
    Hair follicles originate in the:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hypodermis

  • 14. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Stratum spinosum
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 15. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Stratum Basale
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 16. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Stratum Lucidum
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 17. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Stratum Granulosum
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 18. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Stratum corneum
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 19. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Reticular layer
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 20. 
    Match the layer to its definition or function: Papillary layer
    • A. 

      Has a grainy appearance due to further changes to the keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Provides a barrier to water

    • C. 

      Produces keratin- reproduces hair, skin, and nails, responsible for stimulating sensory nerves that the brain perceives as touch, produces melanin-gives hair and skin color, protects from UV radiation damage

    • D. 

      Is spiny in appearance due to the protruding cell processes that join the cells via a structure called a desmosome

    • E. 

      Helps prevent the penetration of microbes and the dehydration of underlying tissues, and provides a mechanical protection against abrasion for the more delicate, underlying layers

    • F. 

      Made of loose, areolar connective tissue, which means the collagen and elastin fibers of this layer form a loose mesh

    • G. 

      Composed of dense, irregular connective tissue, well vascularized and has a rich sensory and sympathetic nerve supply

  • 21. 
    BONUS: What are 3 basic elements the skin protects us from?
  • 22. 
    BONUS: Name 3 receptors which allow us to feel:
  • 23. 
    BONUS: Homeostasis is represented best in what function of the Integumentary System?
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