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Skin System for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Your nails can indicate ____________.

Question 2 2. Which group most accurately represents the order of strata in the epidermis?

Question 3 3. In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is not found in the reticular layer?

Question 5 5. What is the thin layer of tissue that anchors epithelial tissue to deeper tissues called?

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Question 6 6. The outer layer of the epidermis is made primarily of _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a function of sweat glands?

Question 8 8. Which of the following terms is used to describe a single layer of cells arranged in a fashion that appears stratified?

Question 9 9. The subcutis layer of the skin contains:

Question 10 10. Keratinocytes are cells that _____.

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Question 11 11. Your nails appear pink because?

Question 12 12. What are the three main cell shapes found in epithelial tissue?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT included as part of the Integument?

Question 14 14. The correct order of the layers of the epidermis from outer to inner is:

Question 15 15. How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?

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Question 16 16. Which gland(s) secrete substances directly onto the surface of the skin?

Question 17 17. Where does nail production occur?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is in the correct order, from the innermost layer outward?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 20 20. Why are Merkel Cells significant?

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Question 21 21. How does the basement membrane differ from the subcutis?

Question 22 22. The purpose of your nails is to protect?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an accessory gland of the integumentary system?

Question 24 24. Why is there transitional epithelial tissue in the bladder?

Question 25 25. Keratin is found in?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following in NOT a reason for typical male pattern baldness?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a function of epithelial tissue?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 29 29. At which layer do cells stop dividing and start producing keratin?

Question 30 30. Which part of the structure of the hair and its follicle is made up of dead cells.

Skin System for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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