The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Glands

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

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1. Which glands starts producing secretions at puberty?

2. The substance produced by sebaceous glands is called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The skin and integumentary system contain several different types of glands. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the names and products of these body parts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will check your comprehension of the following:

  • Material produced by sebaceous glands
  • Function of sebaceous, sweat and eccrine glands
  • Effect of puberty on integumentary gland function
  • Names of accessory glands of the integumentary system

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet pairing allows you to put the following skills to use:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about glands of the integumentary system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information regarding glandular anatomy and physiology
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different types of glands and accessory glands of the skin and associated tissues

Additional Learning

You can get more information about these glands when you check out our lesson named The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Glands. It will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Define integumentary system and exocrine gland
  • Differentiate between the types of glands and follicles that make up the integumentary system
  • Identify functions of sebum
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