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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
In an average adult the skin covers more than __________ square inches of surface area.


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Question 2.
The four functions of the skin are:


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Question 3.
Sebaceous glands secrete __________ for lubrication.


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Question 4.
The dermis may be called the __________ or true skin.


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Question 5.
When the skin is cooled or the individual has an emotional reaction, the skin often forms "goose pimples" as a result of contraction of which muscles?


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Question 6.
The crescent-shaped white area of the nail is called:


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Question 7.
__________ is called prickly heat and is commonly seen in newborns and/or infants.


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Question 8.
The medical term for a pimple is:


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Question 9.
An overgrowth of scar tissue caused by excessive collagen formation is called a:


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Question 10.
The medical term for severe itching is:


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Question 11.
Cancer that develops in pigment cells is called:


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Question 12.
A chronic skin disease characterized by pink or dull-red lesions surmounted by silvery scaling is:


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Question 13.
The medical term for ringworm is:


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Question 14.
The medical term for a blackhead is:


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Question 15.
__________ is a skin condition characterized by milk-white patches surrounded by areas of normal pigmentation.


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Question 16.
__________ are substances that are generally oily in nature.


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Question 17.
The combining form erythr/o means:


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Question 18.
The combining form melan/o means:


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Question 19.
The word elements onych and onych/o mean:


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Question 20.
The medical term for loss of hair, baldness is:


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