Lecture Exam 1

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What makes up the Epidermal Derivatives?

Answer:
1. Hair

2. Nails

3. Glands

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    What is the Follicle?
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    What is the hair Papilla?
    The place where the hair is attached and nourishment occurs.
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    What is the Arrector Pili Muscle?
    1. The muscle that allows the hair to stand up.

    2. it is attached at a diagonal to the shaft.
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    What are the components of the Nail?
    1. Nail Body (Plate) - Clear
    2. Lunula - White semi-lunar area at the proximal end of the nail
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    4. Nail Bed - Where the nail is attached
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    What are the Glands associated with the Epidermis?
    1. Sweat Glands and Ducts
    a. Highly coiled gland deep in the dermis
    b. Passage (duct) extends to the surface

    2. Sebaceous Gland - Oils the skin and hair