Assignment 1 - American Spirit Institute

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Name
HUMAN SKIN
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Label the following parts of human skinon the diagram below.
a. pore
b. hair
c. nerve ending
d. fat cells
e. capillary
f. sweat gland
g. hair follicle
h. epidermis
i. dermis
erector muscle
k. subcutaneous tissue
j.
Fillin the blanks with the correct answers.
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makes up the skinof the body and the lining of the respiratory and
digestive tracts.
isthe largest organ of the vertebrate body,
composing 15%of the actual weight in an adult. Vertebrate skiniscomposed of two
layers: the outer
and the lower
protective underlying layer, or
the
. There isa
layer. Cells are constantly lost from
and replaced by new cells produced deep within the
epidermis. It takes about 27 days for all of the outer skincells to be
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Specialized cells called melanocytes within the epidermis produce a brownish pigment
called
. People of all races have about the same number of
melanocytes but differ in the amount of
produced, thus giving a
vast range of skintones. The dermis iscomposed mainly of
tissue,
which gives the skinits strength and elasticity. Among the structures in the dermis are
blood
and
, neNes, hair
, oil
glands. Wrinklingof the skinoccurs in the
layer. Leather goods are made of animal
Biology IF8765
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