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Skin Structure

Identify the following terms.

                11                         12      
16               17                                
19                 20                              
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2 fatty or oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands that lubricates the skin
5 the complex of lipids between the cells that keep the skin moist by preventing water evaporation, and to guard against irritants penetrating the skin surface
6 outer layer of the dermis; directly beneath the epidermis
7 oil glands; glands connected to hair follicles
8 physician who specialized in disease and disorders of the skin, hair and nails
10 deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients
11 fibers of the motor nerves that are distributed to the arrector pili muscles attached to hair follicles
13 outermost and thinnest layer of the skin
14 a type of melanin that is red to yellow
15 a follicle impacted with dead cells and solidified sebum, appearing as a small white bump just under the skin
17 a specialist in the cleansing, beautification, and preservation of the health of skin on the entire body, including the face and neck
19 excrete perspiration and detoxify the body by excreting excess salt and unwanted chemicals
1 blackheads; hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum
3 tiny grains of pigment (coloring matter) that are produced byu melanocytes and deposited into cells in the stratum germinativyum layer of the epidermis and in the papillary layers of the dermis
4 fibrous protein of cells that is also the principal component of hair and nails
5 means that the sunscreen product has been shown to protect against both UV-A and UV-B radiation of the sun
9 protein base similar to collagen that forms elastic tissue
12 a type of melanin that is dark brown to black in color
16 raised, inflamed papule with a white or yellow center containing pus
18 pimple; small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus
20 underlying or inner layer of the skinm
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