A&P 1 LAB/MIDTERM: SKIN AND OVERVIEW OF SKELETAL SYSTEM

  1. What are the functions of the integumentary system?
    • Insulate and cushion
    • Protection
    • Regulate body temperature
    • Metabolic functions (vit. D)
    • Excretion (urea, salts, and water)
  2. Give 3 examples of excreted products by the integumentary system.
    • UREA
    • SALTS
    • WATER THROUGH SWEAT
  3. What are the 2 distinct regions of the skin?
    • Epidermis
    • Dermis
  4. What is the outer most layer of the skin?
    Epidermis
  5. Is the epidermis vascular?
    NO, it is composed of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
  6. What the 4 distinct cell types found in the epidermis?
    • Keratinocytes
    • Melanocytes
    • Epidermal dendritic cellsĀ 
    • Tactile (Merkel) cells
  7. What cell in the epidermis is the most abundant and mainly produces keratin fibrils?
    Keratinocytes
  8. What cell in the epidermis is the production of melanin, protects deeper epidermal layers from ultraviolet radiation?
    Melanocytes
  9. What cell in the epidermis serves a role in immunity?
    Epidermal dendritic cells (Langerhans cells)
  10. What cell in the epidermis works in conjunction with sensory nerve endings, form sensitive touch receptors?
    Tactile (Merkel) Cells
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A&P 1 LAB/MIDTERM: SKIN AND OVERVIEW OF SKELETAL SYSTEM
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FOR MIDTERM LAB REVIEW, WEEK 4
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