Anatomy and Physciology

The outermost layer of the skin is called the?

Epidermis

The pigment responsible for skin color is?

Melanin

Which skin layer that contains hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceious glands and nerve endings?

Dermis

What sweat glands are found in the groin, armpits, and anal region? They become active around puberty.

Apocrine

The innermost layer of the skin is called the

Hypodermis (subcutaneous fascia)

The fibrous protein that makes up your hair, fingernails, and toe nails is called?

Keratin

New hair cells divide and grow in the hair________

follicle

These glands produce an oily substance that keeps the skin and hair form over-drying. The oily substance also has anti-bacterial properties.

Sebaceous glands

Which hair color develops due to the complete absence of melanin production?

White

Straight hair is a result of hair shafts that are______?

Round

Which of the following statements is not true?

The epidermis is the location where sweat glands and sebaceous glands can be found.

Which layer of the epidermis is responsible for producing new cells?

Stratum basale

Which statement is true about the Epidermis?

It does not contain any blood vessels, nerve cells.

The outer layer of the Epidermis is composed of?

Dead cells that are constantly sloughing.

Follicle

The location where new hair cells are produced.

Epidermis

The outermost layer of the skin

Fibroblasts

Special cells that help pull the edges of a healing wound together

Hypodermis

The innermost layer of the skin

Melanin

The pigment that is responsible for skin color

Dermis

The layer of the skin that contains sweat glands, oil glands, blood vessels, and nerve endings.

Apocrine

The sweat glands that are located in the armpits, groin, and anal region and do not become active until puberty.

Sebaceous

The glands that produce an oily substance.

Arrector pili

The muslce which attaches to hair. When the muscle contracts, the hair stands on end.

Keratin

The fibrous protein that makes up the hair, fingernails, and toenails.