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Cells in epidermis (5)
1. stem cell
2. keratinocyte
3. melanocyte
4. tactile
5. dendritic
layer: stratus condensus
Normal skin colors
1. melanin
2. hemoglobic
3. carotene
Unhealthy skin colors
1. cyanosis
2. erythema
3. pallor
4. jaundice
5. albinism
6. bronzing
7. hematoga
Skin markings
1. friction ridges
2. folding lines
3. freckles
4. moles
5. hemagroma
types of hair
1. lanugo
2. vellus
3. terminal hair
too much hair
hirsutism
skin glands
1. sweat glands
2. sebaceous glands
3. ceruminous
4. mammary glands
sweat glands that produce watery sweat to cool body--> nitrogenous
merocrine sweat glands
sweat glands, sexual excitment or stress, pheromeries
apocrine sweat glands
send cue to opposite sex
pheromeries
skin cancer most common; metastasize; from stratum basale
basal cell carcinoma
skin cancer from keratinocytes; metastasize
squamous cell carcinoma
deadly skin cancer; metastasize, from melanocytes
malign melanoma
moves from one place to another
metastisize
uncontrolled cellular growth ; cells go from phrophase to telaphase
cancer
burn in epidermus
1st degree burn
burn in epidermus and dermis
2nd degree burn
burn in epidermus, dermis and deeper tissue
3rd degree burn
functions of skin
1. Resistance
2. temperature
3. barrier
4. Vitamin D synthesis
5. feeling
6. social funcion
firsts layer of skin
epidermis
responsible for keratin (water proof), cell that forms epidermis
keratinocytes
produce brown and black pigment (melanin)
melanocytes
engolf particles that penetrate skin
dendritic
functions of hair
insulation, odor
too much hair
hirsutism
packed cells with keratin
nails
process of wetness of skin
diaphoresis
does not produce visible wetness
insensible prespiration
ear wax glands
ceraminous glands
brown, black skin color
melanin