Nails
Skin
Hair
Glands
Skin Disorders
100

____ are protective coverings on the ends of the fingers and toes. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What are the nails?

100

True or False: All people have about the same number of melanocytes in their skin. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 120)

What is true?

100

Hair is present on all skin surfaces except the palms, soles, lips, ____, and parts of the external reproductive organs.

What is the nipples?
100

A skin gland that secretes sebum. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 124)

What is a sebaceous gland?

100

A disease of the sebaceous glands that produces black heads and pimples. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 127)

What is acne?

200

Each nail consist of a nail plate that overlies a surface of the skin called the ____ ___. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is the nail bed?

200

___ _____ usually arises in nonpigmented epithelial cells in the deep layer of the epidermis, oe from melanocytes. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 121)

What is skin cancer?

200

Genes determine hair color by directing the type and amount of _____ that epidermal melanocytes produce. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is pigment?

200

Exocrine gland in skin that secretes a mixture of water, salt, urea, and other bodily substances. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 124)

What are sweat glands?

200

Hair loss, usually sudden. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 127)

What is alopecia?

300

The whitish, thickend, half-moon-shaped region at the base of the nail plate. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is the lunula?

300

Skin color is due largely to ____. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 120)

What is melanin?

300

Dark hair has more of the brownish-black _____, while blonde hair and red hair have more of the reddish-yellow pheomelanin. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 123)

What is eumelanin?

300

A sweat gland that maintains body temperature. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 124)

What is an eccrine gland?

300

Fungus (Tinea pedis) infection usually in the skin of the toes and soles. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 127)

What is athlete's foot?

400

The ______ grows the slowest; the middle nail grows the fastest. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is the thumbnail?

400

The skin includes two distinct layers the ____ and the ____. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 117)

What is the epidermis and the dermis?

400

Each hair develops from a group of _____ ___ at the base of a tubelike depression called a hair follicle. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is epidermal cells?

400

A type of gland whose secretions have parts of secretory cells. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 124)

What is an apocrine gland?

400

Congenital blemish or spot on the skin, visible at birth or soon after. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 127)

What is a birthmark?

500

The keratin of nails is harder than the produced by the ________ _____ ______. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 122)

What is the epidermal stratum corneum?

500

Beneath the dermis is loose connective tissue, predominantly adipose tissue, that binds the skin to underlying organs forming the __________ ____. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 117)

What is the subcutaneous layer?

500

If someone is emotionally upset or very cold, nerve impulses may stimulate the arrector pili muscles to contract, causing gooseflesh, or goose bumps. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 123)

What is an arrector pili muscle?

500

The average square inch (6.45 square centimeters) of skin holds ____ sweat glands. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 124)

What is 650 sweat glands?

500

Bacterial infection (furuncle) of the skin, produced when bacteria enter a hair follicle. (Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, pg 127)

What is a boil?

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