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1
The epidermis contains a greater variety of cell types in comparison to the dermis.
A)True
B)False
2
The dermis has a rich blood supply while the epidermis is totally devoid of blood vessels.
A)True
B)False
3
The amount of blood supply is directly proportional to the ability of a cell to divide and remain vital.
A)True
B)False
4
The process of keratinization is directly related to the waterproofing function of the epidermis.
A)True
B)False
5
A decubitus ulcer is a bedsore caused by an infectious agent or toxic organism.
A)True
B)False
6
Increased exposure to sunlight actually maintains healthy skin and reduces the effects of aging.
A)True
B)False
7
The dermis of the face is attached to skeletal muscle fibers that cause the skin to move during facial gestures.
A)True
B)False
8
Dark-skinned persons have a higher probability of developing melanomas because they have more melanocytes.
A)True
B)False
9
Persons who remain indoors frequently may have a higher risk of developing a malignant melanoma than those who are highly exposed to sunlight because of their work or other reasons.
A)True
B)False
10
Transdermal medications are delivered by inserting a hypodermic needle into the subcutaneous region.
A)True
B)False
11
The papillary layer of the dermis partially explains the presence of fingerprints in the epidermis.
A)True
B)False
12
Hair is actually a structure comprised mainly of keratin.
A)True
B)False
13
Excessive hair growth on regions of the body is alopecia.
A)True
B)False
14
Albinism is a condition resulting from the genetic inability to produce melanin throughout the body.
A)True
B)False
15
Sebaceous glands are always associated with each hair follicle.
A)True
B)False
16
The nail plate is the part of the fingernail that lies on top of the nail bed.
A)True
B)False
17
The eccrine sweat glands are located in the axillary areas and respond to emotional upsets.
A)True
B)False
18
As one ages, the ability to sweat increases as evidenced by increased moisture on the skin of the elderly.
A)True
B)False
19
The elimination of sweat can have an excretory as well as temperature regulating function.
A)True
B)False
20
The application of an ice pack is an example of temperature control by means of convection.
A)True
B)False
21
In order to conserve heat, blood vessels in the skin constrict.
A)True
B)False
22
Heat exhaustion occurs when the body undergoes excessive sweating on hot, humid days.
A)True
B)False
23
Regardless of race, all persons, except albinos, have the same relative numbers of melanocytes.
A)True
B)False
24
Antipyretic drugs are used to treat pyrexia, which is an abnormal drop in body temperature.
A)True
B)False
25
The white blood cells secrete interleukins, which are known to block the causes of fevers.
A)True
B)False







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