The Only Special Sense That Is Not Fully Functional At Birth Is ________.

Chapter 5, 15 skin and special senses

pacinian corpuscle that responds to cutaneous contacts involving deep pressure.pacinian corpuscle that responds to cutaneous contacts involving deep pressure.
Cells migrate upwards through the epidermis after being generated by mitosis in the stratum basale.
Which labeled structure produces an oily secretion?
Which of the following correctly describes a common feature of all structures labeled A-D in the figure?
Most of the cells in layers A through D are of which type?
Which of the following would most likely be found in the stratum spinosum?
Which skin-color-associated, pigment-producing cell is located in the labeled layer D?
The structure indicated by label E is part of which of the following?
Which structure is a type of sudoriferous gland?
Which structure is a type of cutaneous sensory receptor?
The hypodermis is distinguished by an abundance of ______.
The biggest risk factor for the development of skin cancer is excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight.
Choose the correctly paired terms.
hyperopia: nearsightedness
nyctalopia: night blindness
astigmatism: clouding of the lens
myopia: farsightedness
What structure regulates the amount of light passing to the visual receptors of the eye?
What is the most important role of the arrector pili muscles in humans?
Which of the following cells and their functions are correctly matched?
Which of the following cells and their functions are correctly matched?
A) Keratinocytes provide sense of touch and pressure
B) Melanocytes protects cells in the stratum corneum from damaging effects of sun’s rays
C) Dendritic cells activate the immune system
Tactile cells provide protection
Which layer is composed primarily of stratified squamous epithelium?
The design of a person’s epidermal ridges is determined by the manner in which the papillae rest upon the dermal ridges to produce the specific pattern known as handprints, footprints, and fingerprints. Which of the following statements is true regarding these prints or ridges?
A) Because we are constantly shedding epithelial cells, these ridges are changing daily.
B) The dermal ridges are determined by human blood groups.
C) They are genetically determined, therefore unique to each person.
D) Every human being has the same pattern of ridges.
Which layer(s) of the skin is(are) damaged in a second-degree burn?
The reason the hypodermis acts as a shock absorber is that ________.
Melanocytes and keratinocytes work together in protecting the skin from UV damage when keratinocytes ________.
Acne is a disorder associated with ________.
The dermis is rich in blood vessels and nerve fibers.
Tinnitus, vertigo, and gradual hearing loss typify the disorder called ________.
Which of the following is true about light and vision?
Visible light fits between ________.
The only special sense not fully functional at birth is the sense of ________.
Changes in the color of skin are often an indication of a homeostatic imbalance. Which of the following changes would suggest that a patient is suffering from Addison’s disease?
The dermis has two major layers. Which layer constitutes 80% of the dermis and is responsible for the tension lines in the skin?
A needle would pierce the epidermal layers of the forearm in which order?
A physician is often able to detect homeostatic imbalances in the body by observing changes in the skin color.
Ordinarily, it is not possible to transplant tissues from one person to another, yet corneas can be transplanted without tissue rejection. This is because the cornea ________.
The eye muscle that elevates and turns the eye laterally is the ________.
The ________ is a thin translucent band found only in thick skin.
Melanin protects skin cell DNA from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Vision is fully developed at birth.
The dermis is a strong, flexible connective tissue layer. Which of the following cell types are likely to be found in the dermis?
Which of the following is a skin sensory receptor for touch?
Which region of the ear is involved in detection of both hearing and equilibrium? Select from choices A-D.
Which of the following is a characteristic of the lens?
The protein found in large amounts in the outermost layer of epidermal cells is collagen.
Regardless of race, all human beings have about the same number of melanocytes.
The most dangerous type of skin cancer is ________.
The blind spot of the eye is where ________.
Which of the following statements indicates the way in which the body’s natural defenses protect the skin from the effects of UV damage?
A cancerous growth on the skin will likely exhibit ________.
Even though we have two eyes, why do we normally see only one image?