Handout for Exercise 6 � The Skin (Integumentary System)

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					Study Guide for the Skin (Integumentary System)                                    2/2/06

List several important functions of the skin or integumentary system.

Be able to recognize and name the following skin structures on a model:

    Epidermis
        Stratum basale
        Stratum spinosum
        Stratum granulosum
        Stratum lucidum
        Stratum corneum
        Melanocytes
        Keratinocytes
    Basement membrane
    Dermis
        Papillary region
        Dermal papillae
        Reticular region
        Sebaceous glands
        Sebum
        Sweat (sudoriferous) glands
                 Eccrine glands
                 Apocrine glands
        Hair
        Hair follicle
        Hair root
        Hair shaft
        Hair bulb
        Arrector pili muscle
        Pacinian corpuscles
        Meissner’s corpuscle
        Sweat pore
        Duct of sweat gland
        Free nerve endings
        Adipose tissue
        Vein
        Artery
    Subcutaneous tissue or hypodermis

Identify the major regions of nails.
    Nail body
    Nail matrix
    Lunula
    Nail fold

Understand about the distribution of sweat glands in the body.

Understand about how skin is pigmented with melanin and what layer(s) are involved (demonstration
   slides).

				
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