A & P Test Chapter 5

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1

The two components of the integumentary system are the

cutaneous membrane and accessory structures.

2

The layer of the epidermis that contains abundant desmosomes is the stratum

spinosum

3

________ are cells in the epidermis that are part of the immune system.

Dendritic cells

4

Water loss from insensible perspiration

is approximately 0.5 liters a day.

5

An albino individual lacks the ability to produce

melanin

6

All of the following are true of the pigment melanin, except that it

decreases in concentration within cells during exposure to the sun.

7

Jaundice is indicated by a(n) ________ skin coloration.

yellowish

8

Exposure to ultraviolet light (sunlight) causes the skin to darken by increasing the production of

melanin

9

The ________ in keratinocytes protects the epidermis and dermis from the harmful effects of sunlight.

melanin

10

Which of the following is not an effect of ultraviolet radiation?

loss in skin pigmentation as seen in vitiligo

11

Which of the following is formed in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight?

vitamin D

12

Which of the following statements about rickets is not true?

It is usually genetic.

13

A surgical incision parallel to the lines of cleavage

closes and heals with relatively little scarring.

14
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From what structure does sensible perspiration occur?

10

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Which layer contains most of the accessory structures?

3

16

Accessory structures of the skin include all of the following except

  1. A) hair follicles.
  2. B) sebaceous glands.
  3. C) sweat glands.
  4. D) epidermis.
  5. E) nails.

epidermis

17

When the arrector pili muscles contract,

"goose bumps" are formed.

18

Glands that discharge an oily secretion into hair follicles are ________ glands.

sebaceous

19

Sensible perspiration is produced by ________ glands.

merocrine sweat

20

Which of the following happens if body temperature rises above normal?

Blood flow to the skin increases.

21

All of the following are true of perspiration produced by merocrine sweat glands except that it

produces the body odor characteristic of "sweating."

22

Skin can regenerate effectively even after considerable damage has occurred because

stem cells persist in the skin even after injury.

23

The following are stages in the regeneration of skin following an injury. What is the correct order for these events?

  1. inflammation
  2. cellular migration
  3. epidermis covers granulation tissue
  4. epidermis covers scar tissue

1, 2, 3, 4

24

Rapid water loss from burned skin is an extreme form of ________ perspiration.

insensible

25

Melanin is produced by melanocytes within the stratum

basale

26

A deficiency disease that illustrates the effect of integumentary system function on the structure of the skeletal system is

rickets

27

Vitamin D3 is important for proper ________ development.

bone