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Anatomy & Physiology Chapter #4 Quiz

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.


The contraction of the arrector pili muscles causes goose pimples.


Nails are classified as accessory organs of the skin and are produced by cells in the epidermis.


The top layer of your skin is known simply as the dermis.

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


Which are NOT a type of epithelial tissue membranes in the body?
cutaneous membrane
serous membranes
parietal membrane
mucous membranes

Complete each statement.


_________________ membranes are epithelial membranes that line body surfaces opening directly to the exterior.



Melanocytes are cells in the skin that produce the pigment _______________, which gives us our skin tone.



The number of one function of the skin is ____________________. Temperature regulation and as a sensory organ are also skin functions.



Sebaceous glands secrete ______ for the hair and skin. These glands grow where hairs grow.



The protein produced by the body that gives skin its toughness and nails their hardness is known as __________________.



The “Rule of _________” is one of the most frequently used methods of determining the extent of a burn injury.



The most serious type of skin cancer is malignant _________________, which is a malignant neoplasm involving the melanin-producing cells of the skin.



The _________________ membranes lining the spaces between bones and joints that move are classified as connective tissue membranes.


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