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What is the largest organ of the body? skin
Accessory organs that produce oil secretions Sebaceous glands
Name of the layer of skin above the dermis epidermis
Name of gland that produces sweat sudoriferous gland
Muscle that causes goose bumps erector pili
Base of hair shaft (where growth occurs. hair root
opening in skin to allow secretions out pores
common site for injections subcutaneous layer
layer of skin where skin cells are actually produced and pushed up (to flatten out) dermis
Bluish color of skin cyanosis
yellow color of skin from liver dysfunction jaundice
skin color caused from either decreased amount of blood or oxygen pale

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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

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Skin/body Membranes Crossword

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inflammation of the serous membrane that lines the chest and covers the lungs pleurisy
cutaneous skin
membrane that lines joint spaces sunovial
"goose pimples" (two words) arrectorpili
cushionlike sacs found between moving parts bursae
deeper of the two primary skin layers dermis
forms the lining of serous body cavities parietal
oil gland sebaceous
bluish-gray color of skin due to decreased ozygen cyanosis
tough waterproof substance that protects body from excess fluid loss keratin
sweat gland sudoriferous
brown pigment melanin
covers the surface of organs found in serous body cavities visceral

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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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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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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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Integumentary System Word Search

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Ceruminous glands
Sebaceous glands
Sudoriferous glands
Capillaries
Merkel cells
Langer hans
Keratinocytes
Hypodermis
Dermis
Epidermis
Hair root
Follicle
Hair shaft
Sweat glands
Nails
Melanocytes

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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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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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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

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