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Tiny, smooth muscles attached to hair follicles, contraction causes the hair to stand upright arrector pili
structure with outer and inner root sheaths extending from the epidermal surface into the dermis and from which new hair develops. hair follicle
the less numerous type of sweat gland; produces a secretion containing water, salts, proteins, and fatty acids. apocrine
fat cells adipose cells
superficial layer of the skin; composed of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium epidermis
layer of skin deep to the epidermis; composed of dense irregular tissue dermis
subcutaneous tissue just deep to the skin; consists of adipose plus some areolar connective tissue. hypodermis
loose areolar connective tissue of woven collagen and elastic with rich supply of blood vessels papillary layer
dense irregular connective tissues making up approx. 80% of dermis reticular layer
fine-touch receptors, light pressure, abundant in finger tips, you gather information about its shape, texture, and density, info your brain uses to identify the object meissner's corpuscles
dark pigment formed by cells called melanocytes; imparts color to skin and hair melanin
a primary tissue that covers the body surface, lines its internal cavities, and forms glands epithelial tissue

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Integumentary System Crossword

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The very bottom player of the epidermis that has melanocytes within it. Germinativum
The very top layer of the skin that is avascular and has no pain receptors. Epidermis
The protein that is responsible for waterproofing and protection of the skin. Keratin
The gland that helps with secretion, providing oil, lubricating hair and preventing split ends. Sebaceous
(BLANK) corpuscle is the receptor that senses pressure. Pacinian
The type of tissue found in the epidermis. Stratified squamous
The yep of tissue found in the hypodermis. Adipose
The gland found in your ear that produces ear wax in order to protect the ear drum. Ceruminous
An immune response when there is an increase in sebum that contains bacteria Acne
A pathology that comes in 3 degrees, and can damage all 3 layers of the skin depending on the severity. Burn
A pooling of blood due to poor circulation where extreme vasoconstriction results in tissue death. Bedsores
The very top layer of the epidermis where there are 25-30 layers of shedding skin. Corneum
The layer of the epidermis where cells die and are filled with keratin protien. Granulosum
The receptor that senses pain and temperature. Free nerve ending
The dermis is (BLANK) to the hypodermis. Superficial
This part of the skin explains why we have fingerprints. Papillae
(BLANK) is responsible for skin color and UV ray protection. Melanin
The (BLANK) layer is deep to the papillary layer. Reticular
There are two types of this gland, apocrine and eccrine. Sweat
A (BLANK) degree burn causes damage to all 3 skin layers and destruction of free nerve endings. Third

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Words of the Skin Crossword

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outer, thinner layer of the skin that is composed of living and dead cells. epidermis
thicker layer of the skin beneath the epidermis that is made up of connective tissue and contauns blood vessels and nerves. dermis
a pigment that gives the skin, hair, and eyes their color. melanin
produces an oily secretion called sebum. sebaceous gland
structures within the dermis that secrete perspiration through ducts to pores on the skin surface. sweat glands
most serious form of skin cancer. melanoma
condition that can occur if the scalp becomes too dry and dead skin cells are shed. dandruff
structure that surrounds the root of a hair. hair follicle
specialize in skin problems. dermatologist
skin cindition in which patches of skin have lost all pigment. vitiligo
common skin problem among teens. acne

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Integumentary System Crossword

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Makes up 7% of body weight Skin
Are cells that produce keratin. Keratinocytes
Produce Melanin or pigment Melanocytes
Is the thicker inner region of skin Dermis
Also called the subcutaneous layer Hypodermis
Composed of keratinized filaments rising from pouchlike follicles in the dermis. Hair
or hair follicle receptor HairRootPlexus
an inflammatory Bacterial skin infection Acne
Detect light pressure and low frequency vibration MeissnerCorpuscles
The ability to perceive objects or forces through physical contact Touch
Glands that produce earwax ceruminous
Glands that produce sweat sudoriferous
Produces oil Sebaceous
Glands that produce a watery liquid Eccrine
Glands located in the axilla and the areola of the breast Apocrine
compact Keratinizedcells that form thin hard plates found on the fingers Nails
Is a pigment that give people yellow or golden color Carotene
Are Muscles attached to Hair follicles ArrectorPilli
Detect changes in the temperature and located beneath the skim Thermoreceptors
Is the crescent shaped white area at the base of the nail. Lunula
Was a Hungarian psychiatrist and pioneer in touch deprivation research ReneASpitz
Or tactile disks MerkelDisks
Information from receptors in the skin travel toward this area. PostcentralGyrus
A natural occuring protien found in connective tissues Collagen
Type of tissue that makes up the dermis Epithelial
Deepest layer of the epidermis StratumGerminativum
Is between the epidermis and the dermis Epidermal Junction
found only in the thick skin of palms and soles of feet Stratum Lucium

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SKIN VOCABULARY Crossword

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The top layer of skin Epidermis
The middle layer of skin Dermis
The bottom layer of skin Hypodermis
Provides padding and cushion Adipose Tissue
Produces hair hair follicle
Most superficial layer of the epidermis stratum corneum
Originates basal cell carcinoma stratum basale
Discharges an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles and onto the skin sebaceous gland
Bundle of smooth muscle cells that extends from the papillary dermis to the connective tissues that surround the hair follicles arrector pili muscle
produces sweat sweat gland
neurons that carry messages of feeling around the body nerve cell
carries blood through tissues and organs blood vessels

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Skin Puzzle Crossword

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provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone Epidermis
supports the epidermis; contains the papillary and reticular layers Dermis
lies below the integument; stabilizes the skin; allows separate movement; is made from elastic areolar and adipose tissue; connected to the reticular layer of integument by connective tissue fibers Subcutaneous Layer
protects and insulates; guards opening against particle and insects; is sensitive to very light touch Hair Follicle
layer of dead cells; protects from viruses, bacteria, and other antigens; prevents excessive water loss Stratum Corneum
made up of basal keratinocyte stem cells; They divide to form the keratinocytes of the stratum spinous, which migrate superficially Stratum Basale
discharge directly onto skin surface Sebaceous gland
maintains body temperature by contracting muscles when cold Arrector pili muscle
contains apocrine and merocrine glands; watery secretion; helps maintain body temperature Sweat Glands
located in the epidermis; helps carry information from the surface of the skin to the central nervous system Nerve Cells
located in the dermis; carries blood throughout the body; includes veins, arteries, and capillaries Blood Vessels

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Integumentary System Word Search

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sebaceous gland
sebum
follicle
hair
skin
dermatologist
acne
eczema
warts
melanin
melanoma
squamous cell carcinoma
basal cell carcinoma
subcutaneous layer
epidermis
dermis

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Integumentary system Crossword

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Abnormal condition of whiteness Albinism
Abnormal condition of baldness Alopecia
Being without little blood vessels Avascular
Presents of bedsore, pressure sore Decubitus
Inflammation of the skin Dermatitis
Upon the skin; top layer of skin Epidermis
Above normal heat Hyperthermia
Below normal heat Hypothermia
Tumor of blackness, usually malignant Melanoma
Presence of pimples Papilla
Pertaining to oil glands Sebaceous
Horny layer of skin Stratum corneum
Approximately 12-15% of total body weight Skin
Repair that takes longer to heal and has more scar tissue Secondary repair
True skin, connective tissue, vascular Dermis
Also called hypodermal layer, attaches the muscle Subcutaneous layer
Comprised most of the epidermis and makes keratin Keratinocytes
Sensory receptors for touch Merkel cells
Makes melanin Melanocytes
Affective in the defense of the skin against microorganisms Langerhans cells
Causes silvery white scales Psoriasis
Painful bacterial infection of the hair follicles or sebaceous glands Boils
Deep flat slightly acidic layer of skin Stratum Corneum
Only on palms and soles of the feet Stratum lucidim
Keratinization process begins Stratum Granulosm
Contains melanocytes and langerhans cells Stratum spinosom
Deepest layer of skin that is always dividing Stratum germinatiuom
Same as a vesicle only greater than 10 mm Bulla
Localized changed in skin color of less than 1 cm in diameter Macule
Solid and elevated; however, they extend deeper than papules into the dermis or subcutaneous tissue, greater than 10 mm Nodules
Solid, elevated lesion less than 1 cm in diameter Papule
Vesicles or bullae that is filled with pus, usually described as less than .5 cm in diameter Pustule
A depression lesion of the epidermis and upper papillary layer of the dermis Ulcer
The same as a nodule only greater than 2 cm Tumor
Accumulation of fluid between the upper layers of the skin; elevated mass containing serous fluid; less than 10 mm Vesicle
Localized edema in the epidermis causing irregular elevation that may be red or pale, may be itchy Hives
Increased sensitivity to sunlight and the risk of getting sunburned Photosensitive
Blocks UVA and UVB rays Sunscreen
Measures the percentage of the body burned Rule of nines
Where the nail is formed Matrix

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Chapter 5 Skin Crossword

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One way our body regulates temperature Sweating
Where nail growth occurs Nail
Composed of 5 epithelium layer, found in palms and soles Thick Skin
Deepest layer of the skin Dermis
Composed of fused, dead, keratinized cells Hair
Sensations which arise in the skin Cutaneous Sensations
Found in the epidermis, react to pain, heat and cold Free Nerve Endings
Most common sweat glands Eccrine Sweat Gland
Also known as the cutaneous membrane Skin
Sheath which surrounds the hair root Hair Follicle
Produce the protein keratin Keratinocytes
Produced by the skin when activated by UV rays Vitamin D
Gives skin strength, ability to stretch Reticular Layer
Portion of the hair below the surface Root
When it's hot our blood vessels ________________ Dilate
Location in the hair which produces new hair cells Matrix
Most superficial layer of the epidermis Stratum Corneum
Help us sense touch, located in the dermis and the epidermis Meissners Corpuscles
Elimination of substances from the body Excretion
White semilunar area near the nail root Lunula
Layer of skin found only in thick skin Stratum Lucidum
Produce the pigment melanin Melanocytes
Produce earwax in the ear Ceruminous Gland
Prevent the evaporation of water from the skin Lipids

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The Integumentary System Crossword

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most superficial layer of the skin Epidermis
These respond to light, touch, pressure and pain Receptors
Inflammation of the sebaceous gland ducts Acne
middle layer of the skin Dermis
Produce skin pigments called melanin Melanocytes
Very fine and non-pigmented hair Lanugo
White crescent found on your fingernail bed Lunula
Thick, coarse and very pigmented hair Terminal
An example of this type of communication is blushing Nonverbal
Thsi results from an over production of melanin Age spots
This is the use of a black light to view pigment changes in the skin Woods Light
This is an infestation of mites Scabies
Scar tissue Fibroblasts
The thickening at the end of a hair follicle Bulb
The part of the hair follicle that extends out from the skin Shaft
What happens once the keratinocyte's have completely filled with keratin and died Cornification

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The Integumentary Crossword

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found on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet Thick skin
first layer Epidermis
only has four layer which cover the rest of the Thin skin
lies beneath the epidermis Dermis
last layer Hyodermis
Is the deepest epidermal layer Stratum germinativum
consits of 15-30 layers of flattend and dead epithelial cells Stratum corneum
covers the stratum gronulosum Stratum lucidum
each time a sterm cell divides and add to the resulting daughter cells enter the next Stratum spinosum
are cancers Melanomas
hairs nonliving structures produced in organs Hair follicles
form on the dorsal surface of the fingers and toes Nails
consists of cells displaced from the stratum spinosum Stratum granulosum
large sebaceous glands Acne
consists of loose connective tissue that supports and nourishs the epidermis Papillary layer
consists of three layer of dead keratinized cells Hair shaft
brown, yellow or black pigment produced by melanocytes Melanin
is durable and water resistsant Kertin
Are holocrine glands that discharge an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles Sebaceous gland
extends into the dermis incresing the area of contect between two regions Epidermal ridge

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