Medical Quiz

Properties of The Hair and Scalp Quiz


The lower part of the bulb is hollowed to fit over the:

A. papilla

B. root

C. follicle

D. shaft

The hair cuticle is the:

A. center layer

B. outer layer

C. second layer

D. marrow

At the bottom of the hair follicle is found a small cone-shaped elevation called the hair:

A. papilla

B. cuticle

C. medulla

D. cortex

The two parts of a mature strand of human hair are the __________________.

A. dermis and epidermis

B. hair shaft and haie follicle

C. hair root and hair shaft

D. hair root and hair follicle

Hair growth starts in the hair:

A. shaft

B. bulb

C. root

D. papilla

Hair is an outgrowth on the:

A. palms

B. soles

C. scalp and skin

D. lips

Hair follicles are not found on the ___________________.

A. forehead area

B. backs of the hands

C. soles of the feet

D. back of neck

The scientific study of hair, its diseases, and care is called _________________.

A. dermatology

B. trichology

C. biology

D. cosmetology

Hair receives its nourishment from the hair papilla which contains:

A. blood vessels

B. muscles

C. glands

D. fatty tissue

The club-shaped structure forming the lower part of the hair:

A. bulb

B. shaft

C. follicle

D. papilla

The medulla of the hair is found in the:

A. center of the hair

B. outer layer of hair

C. second layer of hair

D. cuticle layer of hair

The hair root is that portion of the hair contained within the:

A. hair cuticle

B. hair follicle

C. sweat pore

D. hair cortex

The hair cortex is the:

A. outer layer

B. center layer

C. inner (second) layer

D. marrow


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