Directional Terms
Skin
Root Words
Glands
Skin Disorders
100

The are 4 terms for front and back of body

anterior and posterior vs. ventral and dorsal

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

Hema- root word means you are dealing with...

What is blood

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

terms for above and below

What is  superior and inferior to

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

Root word cere-

What is head?

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

What terms would explain the heart is inside the chest compared to the ribs and the skin is outside...

What is heart is deep to the ribs while the skin is superficial to the ribs

300

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

What is melanin?

300

Root words that are inside vs outside:

What are endo vs ecto

300

Number of skin layers on your foot vs your arm. 

What is 5 layers for deep and 4 layers for the rest of the skin

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

Explain how you would operate on a liver with directional terms and cuts?

What is a transverse cut to the abdominal region proximal to the shoulder going deep into the cavity.

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

List up to as many directional terms as possible:

superior, inferior, deep, superficial, saggital, transverse, frontal, cranial, vertebral,pelvic, thoracic, abdominal, dorsal, ventral   14

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

Anatomy Root words for kidney and bone:

What is nephro for kidney and osteo for bone

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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