The Integumentary System: Anatomy and Physiology Questions and Answers

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Human Anatomy & Physiology, 7e (Marieb)
Chapter 5 The Integumentary System
MATCHING QUESTIONS

Figure 5.1

Using Figure 5.1, match the following:
1)

Area that produces the hair.
Answer:

D
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5 2)

Composes the root sheath of the hair follicle.
Answer:

C
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5 3)

Only dermal part of the hair.
Answer:

E
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5 4)

Contains the medulla.
Answer:

A
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5

5)

Thick basement membrane.
Answer:

B
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5 6)

Contains capillaries that supply nutrients to the hair.
Answer:

E
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 160; Fig. 5.5 7)

This structure hardens to become the
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Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 162 11)

The most dangerous skin cancer is cancer of the melanocytes.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 166

12)

The skin is not able to receive stimuli because the cells of the epidermis are not living and therefore there are no sensory receptors in the skin.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 152 13)

The dermis is rich in blood vessels and nerve fibers.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 2

Page Ref: 155 14)

The hypodermis is composed of adipose and dense connective tissue.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 152 15)

A physician is often able to detect homeostatic imbalances in the body by observing changes in the skin color.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 3

Page Ref: 157 16)

When an individual is exposed to extremely low air temperatures, the dermal blood vessels will dilate so that blood and heat will be dissipated.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 3

Page Ref: 164 17)

Regardless of race, all human beings have about the same number of melanocytes.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 157 18)

Ceruminous glands are modified merocrine glands.
Answer:

True

False
Diff: 1

Page Ref: 158 19)

The stratum corneum (outermost layer of skin) is a zone of approximately four layers of viable cells that are able to synthesize proteins that keep the outer layer of skin smooth and

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