Cell division is called
What is the thickest layer of the skin
What does hydro mean
The process in which keratinocytes are continually shed from the skin is called
Which cells aid in the production of collagen and elastin
Which enzymes stimulates melanin production
The epidermis is the outermost layer of the skin
Which fibrous protein makes up the hair, skin and nails
Pigment granules in the basal layer are produced by which cells
List the layers of the skin
epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous layer
List the primary functions of the skin
sensation, protection, heat regulation, excretion, secretion and absorption.
Explain the function of the sebaceous gland
produces oil that protects the skins surface
Explain the function of the sudoriferous gland
prevent the body from overheating and excrete perspiration.
What layer of skin is the outermost layer
What is a corneocyte
are hardened keratinocytes.
Where are corneocytes found
Explain the barrier function
Keeping water in and irritants out.
transepidermal water loss
What layer of skin do estheticians work on
Which layer of skin does mitosis occur
the division of a mother cell into two daughter cells
Which layer of skin is also referred to as the basal layer
Which layer of skin is the thickest
Which of the following fluid helps collagen and elastin retain moisture
What junction connects the epidermis to the dermis
dermal epidermal junction
Which fibrous protein makes up the hair, skin, and nails
Explain the difference between beta keratin and alpha keratin
alpha keratin is soft and beta keratin is hard.