Lesson 3.2 Crossword


1.enveloping organ of the body that includes the epidermis, dermis, sudoriferous and sebaceous glands, and nails and hair
5.the layer of skin beneath the dermis, which serves as a storage repository for fat
7.the layer of skin superficial to the papillary layer
8.the clear layer of thick skin found only on the palms of the hands, fingers, soles of the feet, and toes
10.sweat glands that are distributed in the dermis over the entire body
11.specialized cells in the skin that produce melanin
12.the layer of cells in the epidermis superior to the stratum basale and inferior to the stratum granulosum


2.the outer layer of skin
3.the deepest layer of the epidermis
4.touch receptors in the skin
6.a tough protein found in the skin, hair, and nails
8.an oily substance that helps to keep the skin and hair soft
9.a pigment that protects the body against the harmful effects of ultraviolet ray damage from the sun

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