Wonder why you Tan?

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Wonder why you Tan?. Basal Layer- special cells called melanocytes Produce black pigment called Melanin Sun exposure increases the rate of melanin production resulting in a tan. Different Pigmentations. Albino- marked deficiency of pigmentation. Why do we Sweat?. Two Important Glands - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Wonder why you Tan?Basal Layer- special cells called melanocytesProduce black pigment called MelaninSun exposure increases the rate of melanin production resulting in a tan

Different Pigmentations Albino- marked deficiency of pigmentation

Why do we Sweat?Two Important GlandsFirst Gland Sudoriferous (sweat)Produces sweat through the pores, plentiful on palms, soles, forehead, and armpitsMain function to cool the body, excrete waste, and moisten cells

Why do we get Acne?Second Gland Sebaceous (oil) glandYield an oily secretion called sebumSebum helps destroy harmful organisms on skinBlocked ductules lead to sebum build up and acne

Loss of hair?The bottom of the hair follicle is covered in papillaThe papilla reproduces and is responsible for formation of hairHair loss occurs from death of papillae

Hair ColorMelanocytes found at the base of the hair follicleMelanocytes produce melanin which ranges in color from yellow to reddish brown to blackVarying amounts of melanin produce ranging colors of hair

FatAdip/o

Lip/o

Steat/o

SkinCutane/oDermat/oDerm/o-derma

SweatHidr/o

Sudor/o

Dry, scalyIchthy/o

Xer/o

Horny TissueKerat/o

BlackMelan/o

FungusMyc/o

NailOnych/o

Ungu/o

HairPil/o

Trich/o

HardeningScler/o

SebaceousSeb/o

ScaleSquam/o

Foreign, StrangeXen/o