Layers Of Skin Integumentary System

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Layers Of Skin Integumentary System

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  • 1. 
    Made up of the membrane sheet called integument 
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Integumentary System

    • C. 

      Epidermal layer

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 2. 
    What are the appendages of the Integumentary system?
    • A. 

      Hair, nails, skin glands

    • B. 

      Hair, eye color, nails

    • C. 

      Nails, skin color, hair

    • D. 

      Legs, arms, toes

  • 3. 
    What are the two layers of the skin 
    • A. 

      Stratum Germinativum

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • C. 

      Dermis and Epidermis

    • D. 

      Stratum basale

  • 4. 
    The Epidermis is the deepest layer and made mostly of connective tissue 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The dermis is the outermost and made of stratified squamous cells 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Check all that apply. The subcutaneous layer is 
    • A. 

      Found under the dermal layer

    • B. 

      Allows skin repair

    • C. 

      Made mostly of loose connective tissue and fat.

    • D. 

      Insulates

    • E. 

      Stores energy

    • F. 

      Absorbs shock

  • 7. 
    What are the 5 epidermal layers?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • C. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • D. 

      Dermis

    • E. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • F. 

      Lanugo

    • G. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • H. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 8. 
    What epidermal layer undergoes mitosis, allows skin repair, maintains an effective barrier?
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 9. 
    When new cells are made, they begin to move toward the surface. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What do malanocytes do?
    • A. 

      Repairs skin

    • B. 

      Turn your skin a bluish gray color

    • C. 

      Produces pigment

    • D. 

      Waterproofs skin

  • 11. 
    As new cells move toward the surface their cytoplasm is replaced with the protein keratin. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Keratin is a material that allows your skin to soak up water. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is stratum lucidum? 
    • A. 

      Clear layer that covers granulosum

    • B. 

      Outer most layer

    • C. 

      Pigment producing cell

    • D. 

      Cyanosis

  • 14. 
    What is startum corneum? 
    • A. 

      Dermal-Epidermal layer

    • B. 

      Outer most layer

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Clear layer that covers granulosum

  • 15. 
    You get new skin every 15-30 days 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Cyanosis is the increase in blood flow, skin turns a bluish gray color 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the epidermis held together by?
    • A. 

      Scotch tape

    • B. 

      Glue

    • C. 

      Keratin

    • D. 

      Desmosomes

  • 18. 
    Deeper of the two layers, and much thicker. This layer has mostly connective tissue scattered far apart with many fibers in between. 
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 19. 
    What are the two types of fibers of the Integumentary System?
    • A. 

      Elastic fibers

    • B. 

      Cyanosis

    • C. 

      White fibrous

    • D. 

      Cotton fibers

  • 20. 
    Found in the upper dermis, looks like parallel rows. It binds skin layers together and forms ridges and grooves of fingerprints 
    • A. 

      Dermal papillae

    • B. 

      Epidermis layer

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      White fibrous

  • 21. 
    You have the same fingerprints now as to when you were a baby. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When does hair growth begin?
    • A. 

      When you are born

    • B. 

      Cells of epidermis grow down into the dermis creating follicles

    • C. 

      When it is nourished by blood vessels

    • D. 

      When the arrector pilli muscle is stimulated

  • 23. 
    Nails are an accessory organ 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Forms when epidermal cells fill with keratin and become hard. 
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Nails

    • D. 

      Milky substance

  • 25. 
    What is a lanula?
    • A. 

      Another name for the moon

    • B. 

      I don't know

    • C. 

      Whitish color of the nail

    • D. 

      The visible part of the nail

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