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22 Cards in this Set

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Serous Membrane
02 layers of Visceral serous fluid in beween the membrane layers. Closed to the interior.
Cutaneous Membrane
Skin- squamous stratified epithelial tissue
Mucous Membranes
epithliem on loose connective tissue. Lines body cavities open to the exterior.
Serous Membranes
simple squamous on areolar tissue- lines body cavities closed to the interior.
Basic Skin Function
Keeps water and molecules in the body.
Insulates and protects organs from mechanical and chemical damage.
Stratified squamous- becomes hard and tough
Stratum Spinosum
Cell are moving toward the surface
Stratum Basale
Closest to the Dermis- provides nourishment to the Epidermis via diffusion
Stratum Granulosum
cells are beginning to die
Stratum Lucidum
Cells are continuing to die, the skin is hairless and thick (palms,feet) where no hair can grow
Stratum Corneum
dead layer of skin cells
strong strechy layer that holds the body together. It's below the Epidermis
Papillary Layer
Upper Dermal Region- furnishs nutrients to the Dermis
Reticular Layer
Deepest skin layer- contains blood vessels and deep pressure receptors.
Cutaneous Glands
release secretions to the skin layer via ducts.
Sebaceous Glands
Oil Glands- empty into hair folicules and keep skin sof and prevent brittled hair.
Eccrine Glands
Sweat Glands- produce sweat all over the body
Apocrine Glands
Sweat Glands that empty into a hair follicue- contains fatty acids and protein.
First Degree Burns
Epidermis is damaged and regenration can occur.
Second Degree Burns
Injury of the Epidermis and the Upper Dermis Region-regeneration can also occur
Third Degree Burn
The whole Epidermis and Dermis region is destroyed. Regeneration is not possible only skin graphing.
Skin color
Melanin- pigment produced my melanocytes