Integumentary System

Western Anatomy and Physiology In preperation for the national boards

Question 1:The superficial layer of skin is called the _______
skin
epidermis
folical
Question 2:In most parts of the body, the epidermis has ________ layers.
4
1
8
Question 3:On the soles of the feet and the palms of the hand, the epidermis has _______ layers.
6
9
5
Question 4:_______ are epidermal cells that contain Keratin proteins to keep the skin waterproof.
Melanocytes
dermis
Keratinocytes
Question 5:_______ are epidermal cells with melanin to protect the skin from ultraviolet light.
Keratinocytes
Langerhans
Melanocytes
Question 6:_______ cells are immune cells in the epidermis that assist helper % cells resist disease.
Langerhans
Pacinian
sebaceous
Question 7:_________ cells are sensory receptors in teh epidermis that are stimulated by touch.
carotene
dermis
merkel
Question 8:_________ is a yellowish pigment in Asian skin.
carotene
melanin
pili
Question 9:The region of the integumentary system deep to the epidermis is called the _______.
follicle
dermis
nerve
Question 10:The _____ area of the dermis is made of areolar connective tissue and elastic fibers.
shaft
root
superficial
Question 11:In the dermis, there are sensory receptors called corpuscles of touch, hair root plexuses, lamellated corpuscles and free _______ endings.
touch
nerve
root
Question 12:Corpuscles of _____ are sensory receptors.
sight
heat
touch
Question 13:The corpuscles of touch in the dermis are also called ______ corpuscles.
Pacinian's
Meissner's
Mary's
Question 14:_____ corpuscles are sensory receptors in the dermis that respond to pressure.
Meissner's
Pacinian
sebaceous
Question 15:_____ or "epidermal ridges" are patterns produced by the dermal papillae.
toenails
fingerprints
goosebumps

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