The epidermis is thickest on the :
Which of the following is not a function of the Integumentary System ?
c. temperature regulation
d. synthesis of vitamin D
e. eliminate waste
These skin glands are located only in the ear canal.
a. sudoriferous (sweat)
b. sebaceous (oil)
c. cerumenous (wax)
Which of the following is NOT a function of the skin?
a. taking in nutrients
b. preventing the entry of microorganisms
c. retarding water loss
d. regulating body temperature
In which layer of the skin is adipose tissue most abundant?
Hair follicles are located in which layer of the skin?
b. stratum basale of the epidermis
c. subcutaneous layer
d. connective tissue
What is the part of the hair below the surface of the skin ?
Which of the following fibers allows skin to be elastic?
a. smooth muscle fibers
b. skeletal muscle fibers
c. collagenous fibers
d. nerve fibers
What is the main factor in insulating the body?
a. the thickness of the epidermis
b. the presence of adipose tissue in the hypodermis
c. skin moisture
d. adequate dermal blood vessels
Hair and fingernails are derived from the _____ cells.
b. dermal papillary
That is an area of contact or near-contact between bones?
What joint holds teeth in sockets and connect the flat skull bones of a fetus?
What are three types of skeletons predominate in the animal world?
a. Hydrostatic, Exoskeleton, Endoskeleton
b. Hydrostatic, Myoskeleton, Endoskeleton
c. Hydrostatic, Exoskeleton, Retroskeleton
d. Blastoskeleton, Exoskeleton, Endoskeleton
How many bones make up the vertebrae?
What are fibrous, cartilaginous structures between the vertebrae?
b. Intervertebral disks
What part of the bone plays a major role in blood cell formation and fills spaces in some bones.
a. yellow marrow
b. spongy bone
c. compact bone
d. red marrow
What is joint inflammation commonly called?
These are long straps of dense connective tissue that bridge the gaps between bones.
These enclose and protect the brain and some sensory organs.
a. pelvic bones
b. pectoral bones
d. cranial bones