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1. Tell me what happens above the basement membrane?


2. What happens below the basement membrane?


3. What are the important structures and their functions above the basement membrane?


4. What are the important structures and their functions below the basement membrane?


5. What is the difference between a sebaceous gland and an eccrine gland?




6. Why are melanocyctes important?


7.  What is the process that melanocyctes use to protect cells?    Describe the process?


8.  What stimulates increased production of melanin?


9. What causes decreased melanin production?



10. Describe the structures and function of the nail?


11. What is the most actively growing area?


12. What makes a nail hard?


13. Why does it not hurt to chew the end of your nails?



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