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Integumentary System Practice Problems

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Aug 18, 2011

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Integumentary System

Integumentary System Practice Problems

Practice—True or False

  1. Skin is the largest tissue in the body, accounting for about 7 percent of body weight. (True)
  2. Mitotic activity is characteristic of all layers of the epidermis except the dead stratum disjunction, which is constantly being shed. (False)
  3. Mammary glands are modified sebaceous glands that are hormonally prepared to lactate in association with the birth of a baby. (False)

Answers

  1. True
  2. False
  3. False

Practice—Completion

  1. The dermis of the skin consists of an upper _____ layer and a deeper _____ layer.
  2. The eipidermis of the skin consists of _____ epithelial tissue.

Answers

  1. papillary layer, reticular layer
  2. stratified, squamous
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