BIOL 3350 - QUIZ III
For this 15 point quiz to be given at the beginning of lecture on 19 April 04, read chapter 6 of your text. You will have 10 minutes to complete the quiz. You should know the function of any anatomical structure listed and be able to provide an example of the structure and provide examples of taxa that possess that structure. This chapter has a lot more detail in them - you are only responsible for what is found here.
1) Terms: Epidermis, dermis, hypodermis, fascia, keratin, scales, mucous glands, poison glands, ecdysis, hair, dermal papillae, vibrissae, sebaceous glands, sweat glands, scent glands, mammary glands, horns, antlers, baleen, melanophore, chromatophore, hooves, claws, talons, nails, enamel, dentin, uropygial gland, oxytocin, plastron, carapace
2) Potential questions - Here are some potential questions that may appear on the quiz. There is no guarantee that I will ask the questions exactly as phrased below and I am not restricted to using any particular type of question. These questions are meant to give you an idea as to the level of detail you need to know
a. Describe different functions of the integumentary system.
b. In what way are the feathers of birds and the scales of crocodiles similar?
c. What is the difference between a mammalian "horn" and "antler"?
d. List three different functions of feathers or fur.
e. What is keratinization?
f. The dorsal half of a turtle's shell is called the ____________.
g. Discuss the functions of mucus.
h. Provide an example of a mammal that has epidermal scales.
i. From what embryonic tissue(s) are integumentary structures derived?
The above terms may also appear on any exam throughout the semester.