What is another name for the subcutaneous layer?
Where would you find elastin fibres in the skin?
Characteristics of an oily skin are
Small pores, dull and fine texture.
Open pores, shiny and coarse texture.
Melanin is a waterproof protein in the skin.
Eccrine sweat glands are
found all over the body, particularly on the soles of feet and palms of hands.
found under the arms and pubic area.
Sebaceous glands produce/secrete sweat.
The average pH of the skin is
The protective barrier on the skin is called the acid-mantle.
Another name for Eccrine and Apocrine sweat glands is
How many layers in the Epidermis and Dermis all together?
Which layer in the Epidermis is the only living layer?
Which layer of the Epidermis is not found all over the body but in areas such as the soles of the feet and palms of the hand?
Milia is a pearly white bump on the skin which is trapped sebum.
Ringworm is caused by
Herpes simplex is caused by
Warts or verrucas are caused by
Athlete's foot is caused by
Impetigo is caused by
Which fibres in the Dermis give the skin its strength and firmness?
Mitosis is cell division.
Keratin is the waterproof protein in the skin, hair and nails.
Mast cells in the skin produce
Vaso dilation of the blood vessels is a cooling process in the skin.
Which vitamin is produced in the skin due to the Ultra Violet rays?
Which layer of the Epidermis does the nucleus start to break up into granules?
What is the name of the outer layer of the hair shaft?
What is the name of the layer of the hair shaft where the colour pigment is found?