Human Physiology: Skin Layers and Functions Quiz
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Human Physiology: Skin Layers and Functions Quiz

Test your knowledge on the composition and functions of the human skin layers - the epidermis and dermis. Learn about epidermal cells, melanocytes, and the process of waste elimination through diffusion.

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Questions and Answers

Which layer of the skin is composed of a squamous epithelium layer including keratinocytes?

Epidermis

Where do Langerhans cells originate from?

Bone marrow

What is the main function of Merkel cells in the epidermis?

Light touch sensation

Which component comprises 70% of the weight of the dermis?

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

Where are adipose glands NOT found in the body?

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

Where are sweat glands found extensively?

<p>Palmar regions and dorsum of the feet</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the location of the hypodermis in relation to the dermis?

<p>Below the dermis</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which is the most common cancer according to data from the USA?

<p>Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do connective tissue elements form between the bone and skin?

<p>Superficial and deep facial systems</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which skin tumor rarely metastasizes?

<p>Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)</p> Signup and view all the answers

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