Epithelial Tissue: Skin

by Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

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    The lecture Epithelial Tissue: Skin by Geoffrey Meyer, PhD is from the course Epithelial Tissue. It contains the following chapters:

    • Skin (Integumentary system)
    • Cells of the epidermis
    • The skin is a large sensory receptor organ
    • Skin appendages (epidermal in origin)

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    1. keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
    2. keratinized simple squamous epithelium
    3. keratinized simple cuboidal epithelium
    4. keratinized stratified cuboidal epithelium
    5. keratinized stratified columnar epithelium
    1. Thick skin is on our back.
    2. Thick skin is on the palms of our hand.
    3. Thick skin is on the soles of our feet.
    4. Thick skin is also referred to as “non-hairy skin”.
    5. Thick skin is structured to resist “wear and tear”.
    1. Stratum spinosum (prickle cell layer)
    2. Stratum basale (germinativum)
    3. Stratum lucidum
    4. Stratum corneum
    5. Stratum granulosum
    1. Stratum corneum
    2. Stratum basale (germinativum)
    3. Stratum spinosum (prickle cell layer)
    4. Stratum granulosum
    5. Stratum lucidum
    1. Schwann cell
    2. Melanocyte
    3. Merkel cell
    4. Langerhan cell
    5. Keratinocyte
    1. vibratory pressure receptors
    2. touch receptors
    3. pain receptors
    4. temperature receptors
    5. proprioceptive receptors
    1. are stimulated by the sympathetic nervous system.
    2. secrete sweat in response to heat and sensory stimuli.
    3. secrete sweat in response to emotional stimuli and stress.
    4. are associated with hair follicles.
    5. have myoepithelial cells surrounding their duct portions.

    Author of lecture Epithelial Tissue: Skin

     Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

    Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

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    Very informative
    By Kirsten D. on 17. February 2017 for Epithelial Tissue: Skin

    I find Dr. Meyer's lectures to be easy to follow. This lecture is well-paced and I was able to gain a better understanding of the structure of the skin.