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Integumentary refers to

SKIN

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Functions of Integumentary system

Protection
Synthesis
Sensation
Homeostasis
Thermoregulation
Excretion

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BQ. Largest organ in the body

Skin

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BQ. Largest internal organ of the body

Liver

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Skin is capable of having Thermoregulation due to?

Arterovenous anastomoses

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Main function of Vit. D

Calcium absorption

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Define Homeostasis

Balance of the internal and external environment of the body

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Major layers of the Skin

Epidermis
Dermis

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Other name for epidermis

epithelial tissue

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Epithelial lining of the skin

keratinized stratified squamous

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T/F: Epidermis has no blood supply

false

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T/F: Epidermis has blood vessels

False

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receptor present in Epidermis

Free nerve endings

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Layers of Epidermis (innermost to outermost)

BASALE
SPINOSUM
GRANULOSUM
LUCIDUM
CORNEUM

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Layer of epidermis with the highest mitotic activity

Basale

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What proteins are present in Basale?

Keratin
Melanin

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Other name for Basale

Germinativum

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Other name for Spinosum

Spinous cell layer

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layer of epidermis that contains lipids and hydrolytic enzymes

Spinosum

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granules present in Granulosum

keratohyaline

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protein present in Lucidum

Eledin

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Layer present only in Palm and Soles

Lucidum

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outermost layer that contains SQUAMES

Corneum

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2 layers with mitotic activity

Basale and Spinosum

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This layer contains the stratum Basale and Spinosum

Malphigian layer

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Thickest stratum in THICK skin

Lucidum

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Thickest stratum in THIN skin

Corneum

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SUQAMES produces?

dead skin

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Main cell of epidermis

Keratinocytes

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Melanocyte is mainly found in what stratum?

BASALE