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By covering the whole body surface, the skin acts as a protective barrier and plays a role in
 
  A. respiration.
  B. circulation.
  C. digestion.
  D. excretion.
  E. immunity.



(Question 2) Another name for a bedsore is
 
  A. psoriasis.
  B. vitiligo.
  C. decubitus ulcer.
  D. eczema.
  E. bullae.



(Question 3) Ringworm is an infection of the skin, hair, and nails caused by a
 
  A. parasite.
  B. virus.
  C. inflammation.
  D. bacterium.
  E. fungus.



(Question 4) One type of experimental contraceptive device is a skin patch that contains a chemical absorbed through the skin. Which of the following substances might be the type of chemical involved?
 
  A. proteins
  B. carbohydrates
  C. lipid-soluble substances
  D. amino acids
  E. water-soluble substances



(Question 5) Impetigo is caused by the bacterium
 
  A. Luteus.
  B. Herpes.
  C. Propionibacterium.
  D. Staphylococcus.
  E. Streptococcus.



(Question 6) The skin that covers the lateral and proximal edges of the nail is the
 
  A. hyponychium.
  B. nail root.
  C. nail fold.
  D. eponychium.
  E. nail body.



(Question 7) The proximal portion of the nail is the
 
  A. nail root.
  B. hyponychium.
  C. nail body.
  D. nail fold.
  E. eponychium.



(Question 8) What is synonymous with the cuticle?
 
  A. nail fold
  B. eponychium
  C. nail body
  D. hyponychium
  E. nail root



(Question 9) The distal portion of the nail is the
 
  A. nail body.
  B. eponychium.
  C. nail fold.
  D. hyponychium.
  E. nail root.



(Question 10) Nail cells are produced by the
 
  A. nail groove.
  B. nail body.
  C. cuticle.
  D. lunula.
  E. nail matrix.
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