Medical Quiz

Skin Structure, Growth & Nutrition Quiz


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The USDA recommends that people eat _____.

A. zero salt and zero sugar

B. large amounts of salt and sugar

C. moderate amounts of salt and sugar

D. moderate amounts of salt and no sugar


The layer of the epidermis also known as the basal cell layer is the _____.

A. stratum lucidum

B. stratum spinosum

C. stratum corneum

D. stratum germinativum


The outer layer of the epidermis is the _____ layer.

A. stratum corneum

B. stratum granulosum

C. stratum germinativum

D. stratum lucidum


The layer of the epidermis where the process of skin cell shedding begins is the _______.

A. stratum corneum

B. stratum luciderm

C. stratum germinativum

D. stratum spinosum


Emotional stress and hormone imbalances can increase the flow of _____.

A. sebum

B. spinal fluid

C. lymph

D. pus


The nutrient needed for energy to run every function within the body is _____.

A. vitamins

B. proteins

C. carbohydrates

D. fats


Skin gets its strength, form and flexibility from _______.

A. collagen and keratin

B. sebum and melanin

C. keratin and elastin

D. collagen and elastin


____ nerve fibers react to heat, cold, touch, pressure and pain.

A. motor nerve

B. sensory nerve

C. secretory nerve

D. complex nerve


The amount and type of pigment produced in an individual is determined by his or her ______.

A. genes

B. gender

C. sun exposure

D. age


The sudoriferous glands excrete perspiration, detoxify the body and ______.

A. preserve the softness of the hair

B. lubricate the skin

C. produce collagen

D. regulate body temperature


Nerves that regulate the excretion of perspiration from the sudoriferous glands and control the flow of sebum to the surface of the skin are _____.

A. motor nerve fibers

B. sensory nerve fibers

C. secretory nerve fibers

D. impulse nerve fibers


A fatty or oily secretion that lubricates the skin and preserves the softness of the hair is _____.

A. sebum

B. lymph

C. pus

D. melanin


A small elevation on the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a ____.

A. comedo

B. papule

C. callus

D. pustule


Lack of water is the principal cause of ______.

A. daytime fatigue

B. daytime hunger

C. daytime mood swings

D. daytime memory loss


During excretion, perspiration from the ______ glands is excreted through the skin.

A. sudoriferous

B. sebaceous

C. reticular

D. papillary


One of the best ways to follow a healthy diet is to read _____.

A. magazine articles

B. food labels

C. diet books

D. legal guidlines


Small, cone-shaped elevations at the base of the hair follicles are ____

A. melanocytes

B. papules

C. dermal papillae

D. sectretory coils


The clear, transparent layer of the epidermis under the stratum corneum is the ______.

A. stratum spinosum

B. stratum granulosum

C. stratum germinativum

D. stratum lucidum


Vitamins are considered ______.

A. nutritional requirements

B. nutritional supplements

C. cosmetic ingredients

D. prescription medications


Water makes up _____ percent of the body’s weight and is necessary for virtually every function of the cells and body.

A. 10-20

B. 20-30

C. 30-50

D. 50-70


A raised, inflamed papule with a white or yellow center containing pus is in the top of the lesion is a _____.

A. papillary

B. pustule

C. callus

D. comedo


The scalp has larger and deeper ___ than the skin on the rest of the body.

A. melanocytes

B. propionibacterium acnes

C. sensory nerve fibers

D. hair follicles


The coiled base of the sudoriferous gland is known as the _____.

A. secretory coil

B. sweat duct

C. sebaceous gland

D. elastin coil




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