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Integumentary System

skin

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integumentlargest organ in the body
integumentary systemskin, hair, nails, glands, and breats
skincovers all outer surfaces of the body
function of skinprotects, aids in regulation of body temperature and prevents dehydration
the skin is composed of two layersepidermis and dermis
epidermislayer of tissue with no blood or nerve supply: outer most layer of skin
stratified squamous epitheliumsublayers of the epidermis
dermislayer of skin lying immedialty under the epidermis
subcutaneous tissueunderlying connective tissue
hypodermissubcutaneous tissue: containing fat or adipose tissue and connects skin to underlying organs
hairappendage of skin
hair shaftvisible part of hair
hair rootembedded in the dermis
hair follicleroot and its covering
alopeciabaldnes
two important glandssudoriferous and sebaceous
sudoriferous glandssweat glands: cools body by evaporation
sebaceous glandsoil secreting glands:
sebumoily secretion helps destroy harmful organisms on skins surface
nailsprotect the tips of fingers and toes
lunulacrescent-shaped white area ear root of nailbed
breatslocated in upper anterior aspect of chest
estrogenresponsible for adipose tissue and increased size of breats in females
steat/ofat
lip/ofat
crypt/ohidden
cutane/oskin
dermat/oskin
hidr/osweat
ichthy/odry, scaly
kerat/ohorny tissue, hard, cornea
lact/omilk
myc/ofungus
onych/onail
ungu/onail
pil/ohair
trich/ohair
squam/oscaly
thel/onipple
xer/odry
albin/owhite
anthrac/ocharcoal
chlor/ogreen
cirrh/oyellow
jaund/oyellow
xanth/oyellow
cyan/oblue
melan/oblack
lesionsareas of pathologically altered tissue


Loretta Craig-Stubbs

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