Layers of the Skin Accessories of the Skin Skin Conditions Your Skin is Mighty Potpourri

100

The Dermis.
What is the thickest layer of the skin?

100

The eccrine (sweat) glands.
What glands function in thermoregulation for the body?

100

Acne.
What condition is caused by an infection of the sebaceous glands?

100

Melanin.
What does your skin produce in reaction to UV radiation exposure?

100

A first-degree burn (Superficial partial thickness).
What classification of burn is defined as damage to the epidermal layer?

200

The stratum corneum.
What layer of the epidermis is characterized by many layers of keratinized cells?

200

The hair.
What accessory is made of dead keratinized epidermal cells?

200

Herpes simplex.
What virus causes cold sores?

200

Vitamin D.
What important nutrient does your body synthesize when exposed to sunlight?

200

Albinism.
What genetic condition is caused by a complete absence of melanin?

300

The stratum basale.
What layer of the epidermis is responsible for replenishing your skin cells with new ones?

300

The arrector pili.
What is name of the smooth muscle attached to a hair follicle?

300

The stratum basale.
In what layer of the epidermis would a basal cell carcinoma form?

300

Hyperthermia.
What is the scientific term for abnormally high body temperature?

300

The Rule of Nines.
How do doctors estimate the percentage of a body that is burned?

400

The stratum lucidum.
What layer of the epidermis is only found in the skin on your hands and feet?

400

The sebaceous glands.
What glands are responsible for softening the hair and skin?

400

Malignant melanoma.
What is the most deadly form of skin cancer?

400

Bedsores (Decubitus Ulcers).
What type of skin damage occurs commonly over bony projections?

400

The reticular layer.
What is the largest layer of the dermis?

500

The stratum basale.
What layer of the epidermis contains most melanocytes?

500

Eccrine and apocrine.
What are the two major types of sudoriferous glands?

500

Impetigo.
What skin condition is caused by staphylococcus aureus?

500

Dermal papillae.
What are the wavy projections on the top part of the dermis called?

500

Stratified squamous epithelium.
Of what type of tissue is the epidermis composed?

Integumentary Jeopardy!

Press F11 for full-screen mode

Edit | Download | Share

Correct Response      Continue