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sudoriferous glands are the least numerous glands on the body . True or false
false
sudoriferous glands control what two things?
temperature regulation and waste
suderiferous glands excrete waste in the form of.............
water, urea and salt
ecrine means to
secrete
apocrine means
to be secreted
the two types of sudoriferous glands are ___________ and __________.
ecrine and apocrine
ecrine glands are found
everywhere
ecrine glands secrete mostly
h2o
apocrine glands are found in the ________, ____________, __________, and _________.
axilla, groin , ears, mammeries
apocrine glands secrete ______ and ______ and ________ _______.
h2o, urea, sodium chloride
ciliary glands are found at the
edges of the eyelids
The purpose of the ciliary glands is unknown. True of false?
true
There are how many sweat glands per square inch on the palm of the hand?
3,000
sebaceous glands secrete
oil
the function of sebaceous glands is to
lubricate
There are how many sebaceous glands attached to each hair follicle?
two
Hair is pretty much...
useless :)
Hiar follicles develop from the ________.
epidermis
What is found under each hair follicle
papillae
The root is the part of the hair embedded in the ________.
dermis
What is the hair outside the epidermis called?
The shaft
The muscle that stands hair up on end, hold in heat and prduces heat by contration is called the ___________ ________.
arrector pilli
The purpose of the arrector pilli is to ..........
contract to hold in heat, produce heat from the contraction
The hair follicle develops from the what layer of the epidermis?
germinal layer
Nails are what type of cells converted to hard keratin.
epidermal
epidermal cells are converted to hard _______.
keratin
The funtion of a finger nail is to
protect
The nail body is the ....
visible area
The white crescent on the nail is also called the
lunula
The nail bed contains
cappilarys