Human Body Structure
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Human Body Structure

Learn about the different parts of the human body, including the hypodermis, nails, and hair. Understand the anatomy of each and their functions.

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What is the main component of the hair shaft?

Keratin

What is the function of the lunula in the nail anatomy?

To give the nail plate its white, moon-shaped appearance

What is the name of the thin skin at the base of the nail plate?

Cuticle

What is the name of the part of the nail that is responsible for making it grow?

<p>Matrix</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the hair follicle?

<p>To keep the hair in the skin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the skin under the nail plate?

<p>Nail bed</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the half-moon shaped area at the base of the fingernail?

<p>Lunula</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the outermost layer of the skin that covers the nail plate?

<p>Stratum Corneum</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the structure that anchors the nail plate to the nail bed?

<p>Nail matrix</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the growth area of the nail underneath the cuticle?

<p>Nail matrix</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the thin layer of skin that covers the nail plate?

<p>Cuticle</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the area underneath the nail plate?

<p>Nail bed</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the separation of a nail from its nail bed?

<p>Onycholysis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for an inflammation or infection of the tissue surrounding the nail?

<p>Paronychia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for a rash that appears as ridges or grooves on the nail?

<p>Lichen planus</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for a nail fungus that affects the fingernails or toenails?

<p>Onychomycosis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the area underneath the nail plate?

<p>Nail bed</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the growth or thickening of the skin around the nail?

<p>Not mentioned in the text</p> Signup and view all the answers

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