Chapter 5----The Integumentary System
- West Career and Technical Academy
- Intro To Health Science
- Chapter 5----The Integumentary System
Last Modified: 2011-11-15
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- The hair, the nails, the skin, sense receptors, sweat glands, and oil glands.
- The connective tissue layer of the serous membrane that holds and supports the epithelial cells.
- Small, cushion-like sacs found between moving body parts, making movement easier.
- One of the two major types of body membranes.
- Composed exclusively of various types of connective tissue.
- Primary organ of the integumentary system
- the skin
- The deeper of the two major layers of the skin.
- The dense inner layer of skin beneath the epidermis.
- Composed of connective tissue, blood and lymph vessels, sweat glands, hair follicles, and an elaborate sensory nerve network.
- membrane composed of epithelial tissue with an underlying layer of specialized connective tissue.
- An underlayer of epithelial cells in arthropods and certain other invertebrates that secretes substances for the overlying cuticle or exoskeleton.
- Botany. a tissue or layer of cells beneath the epidermis.
- Refers to the skin
- The largest and most important organ in the body.
- A scleroprotein or albuminoid substance.
- Found in the dead outer skin layer, and in horn, hair, feathers, hoofs, nails, claws, bills, etc.
- Thin layer or sheet.
- The transitional area where the skin and mucous membrane meet.
- Epithelial membrane that line body surfaces opening directly to the exterior and secrete a thick, slippery material called mucous.
- Pericardium surrounding the heart like a loose-fitting sack to allow the heart enough room to beat.
- Serous membrane that lines the walls of a body cavity.
- The serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and investing its viscera.
- A delicate serous membrane investing each lung in mammals and folded back as a lining of the corresponding side of the thorax.
- Inflammation of the pleura,with or without a liquide ffusion in the pleural cavity.
- Characterized by a dry cough and pain in the affected side.
- Oil-producing gland found in the skin.
- A two-layered epithelial membrane that lines body cavities and covers the surfaces of organs.
- ex: peritoneum (surrounding the intestines)
- ex: pleura (surrounding the lungs)
- ex: pericardium (surrounding the heart)
- Any integumentary covering, casing, outer coating, or surface layer, as an investing membrane.
- Weighs 20 pounds.
- Largest organ in body.
- The tough outer layer of the epidermis.
- Cells are filled with keratin.
- The innermost of the tightly packed epithelial cells of the epidermis.
- Cells in this layer are able to reproduce themselves.
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