General Plan Part II (Without Membranes) & Integumentary System

79 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

Integumentary System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any abnormal growth of cells is called a...
  • 2. 
    This term means non-cancerous, and does not spread
  • 3. 
    This term means cancerous, and can spread
  • 4. 
    Tumors that have spread are called...
  • 5. 
    This type of malignant tumor originates in epithelium and is the most common form of cancer. It is usually found in the skin, mouth, lung, breast, stomach, colon, prostate, and uterus
  • 6. 
    Carcinomas are usually spread by what system?
  • 7. 
    This type of malignant tumor is a cancer of connective tissue, and could be found anywhere on the body.
  • 8. 
    Sarcoma cells are usually spread by what?
  • 9. 
    Sarcomas often form secondary growths where?
  • 10. 
    This system consists of the skin and its appendages
  • 11. 
    This protective covering of the body is the largest organ
  • 12. 
    The _________ are derived from the overlying epidermis and include two types of sweat glands, sebaceous glands, hair and nails.
  • 13. 
    The _________ is the only organ that can be inspected in its entirety without requiring surgery or special equipment.
  • 14. 
    Another name for skin is _____________ ____________________
  • 15. 
    The cutaneous membrane is composed of two layers
  • 16. 
    The layers of the skin are supported by a thick layer of loose connective tissue and adipose tissue called ________ __________ or the ____________
  • 17. 
    This tissue connects the skin to the surface muscles. The fat insulates the body and serves as a stored source of energy for the body. It also acts as a shock absorbing pad, protecting underlying tissues from injury.
  • 18. 
    This layer is the outermost layer of skin, composted entirely of epithelial cells and contains no blood vessels.
  • 19. 
    The epidermis is made up of a thin sheet of what type of epithelium?
  • 20. 
    Each layer of epidermis is called...
  • 21. 
    The innermost layer of epidermis is called the...
  • 22. 
    The outermost layer is called the ....
  • 23. 
    This layer is the only layer of living cells, and gets its nourishment from capillaries in the underlying dermis. The cells undergo mitosis, and as cells divide they are constantly being pushed up toward the surface. As the cells push upward they die from the loss of nourishment and undergo changes
  • 24. 
    The cytoplasm of the epidermis is replaced by...
  • 25. 
    This outermost layer is made up of dead skin cells that have been changed to keratin and sloughs off.
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