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dermis
epidermis
hair
organ
pigment
pore
rash
sunburn
sunscreen
sweat gland

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

The Integumentary System Crossword

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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

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

Skin crossword

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When you shed skin cells of the outer layer, what layer is this? Epidermis
Is located between epidermis and subcutaneous layer Dermis
Project through the skin surface Hair follicle
The most superficial layer of the epidermis and is a layer of dead cells Stratum corneum
is the deepest layer of the five epidermis layers and also is referred to as stratum germinativum Stratum basal
What gland is also a holocrine gland and discharges an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles or in some cases onto the skin? Sebaceous gland
When stimulated this pulls on the follicle forcing the hair to stand up Arrector pili muscle
a small gland that secretes sweat, situated in the dermis of the skin. Sweat gland
originate, process, transmit, and receive nerve impulses. Nerve cell
a tubular structure carrying blood through the tissues and organs; a vein, artery, or capillary. Blood vessels
Lowest layer of the skin and has lipids Subcutaneous layer

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

Integumentary system crossword

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The outer layer of the skin, composed of stratified squamous Epidermis
A gland that is wide spread in the skin Sweat
The system that makes you feel receptors nervous
Nails are made of Keratin
Cancer that it's high intensity exposureto sunlight cutaneous
Sun exposure can cause cancer
Top layer of the Epidermis corneum
The inner layer , and it's thicker Dermis
How we get are color of our skin melanin
The membrane that lines the cavities and tubes that open to the outside mucous
cells in the epidermis that produce dark pigment melanin Melanocytes
The dermis is largely composed of what fibers collagenous
The base of hair follicle
The whitish part of your nail lunula
Normal response to injury or stress inflammation
Sweat by a duct/ tube that opens at the surface called a pore

The Skin Word Search

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dermis
epidermis
feeling
goose bumps
health warnings
hypodermis
integumentary system
organ
pores
protection
sweat glands
temperature control

Integumentary System pair functions too Word Search

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nutrition and oxygen
Capillaries
errects hair
muscle fibres
waterproofing
Oil Gland
releases fluid
Sweat gland
Provides warmth
Hair Follicle
promotes sweating
pore
sensory feelings
Nerve endings
vital functions
fatty tissue
subcutaneous layer
middlelayer
Dermis
Cover
Epidermis
gives protection
skin

SKIN Word Search

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Description

skin cancer
blood vessels
connective tissue
hair follicle
sweat gland
cellulitis
laceration
sunburn
fat
melanin
hypodermis
subcutaneous tissue
epidermis
dermis

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