104 Multiple choice questions
- Fine hair is _____ than coarse or medium hair.
- What 5 things are a part of the integumentary system?
- The tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root is the ______.
- The process whereby living cells mature and begin their journey up the hair shaft is ______.
- Hair texture is classified as _______.
- Salt bonds account for about ______ of the hair's overall strength.
- What is the measurement of individual hair strands on 1 square inch of the scalp?
- Dandruff can easily be mistaken for ______.
- Long, coarse, pigmented hair found on the scalp, legs, arms and bodies of males and females.
- What are dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp?
- To help minimize tangles in extremely curly hair when washing, you should use ______.
- Vellus hair is also known as _____.
- The shape of the hair strands; described as straight, wavy, curly, and extremely curly.
- What is the term for the spiral shape of a coiled protein?
- Which type of hair almost never has a medulla?
- The part of the hair located below the surface of the epidermis is the ______.
- Bonds that cross-link the polypeptide chains together and are responsible for the extreme strength and elasticity of human hair.
- A weak, physical, cross-link side bond that is easily broken by water or heat.
- Oily scalp and hair can be treated by properly washing it ______.
alopecia" ; hair loss characterized by miniaturization of terminal hair
that is converted to vellus hair; in men it's (male pattern baldness)
- What is the scientific study of hair, its diseases, and care?
- Scalp massage _____ hair growth.
- Shaving, clipping, and cutting the hair on the head ______.
- What is the average growth of healthy scalp hair?
- fungal infection characterized by dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp called scutula.
- What is the technical term for beaded hair?
- What is the medical term for dandruff?
; condition of abnormal growth of hair, characterized by the growth of
terminal hair in areas of the body that normally grow only vellum hair.
- What is the middle layer of the hair?
- The infestation of the hair and scalp with head lice is called ______.
chemical side bond that joins the sulfur atoms of two neighboring
cysteine amino acids to create one cystine, which joins together two
polypeptide strands like rungs on a ladder.
- Tinea is characterized by ______.
- The oil glands in the skin that are connected to the hair follicles are the _______ glands.
- Which type of melanin provides natural colors ranging from red and ginger to yellow and blond tones?
layer of hair; consisting of a single, overlapping layer of
transparent, scale-like cells that look like shingles on a roof.
- What is the naturally occurring fungus that causes the symptoms of dandruff when it grows out of control?
case of dandruff characterized by an accumulation of greasy or waxy
scales mixed with sebum, that stick to the scalp in crusts.
- Long, coiled complex polypeptides made of amino acids.
- Compared to pigmented hair, gray hair is ______.
- What are the chemical bonds that hold together the amino acid molecules?
- For chemicals to penetrate a healthy cuticle hair layer, they must have ______.
- Variety of canities characterized by alternating bands of gray and pigmented hair throughout the length of the hair strand.
- Congenital canities manifests ______.
- The tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root.
- The portion of the hair that projects above the epidermis.
- What is the medical term for ringworm?
- The _____ is a tiny, involuntary muscle in the base of the hair follicle.
- Bald men are commonly perceived as _____.
- A _____ bond is a physical bond easily broken by water or heat.
- Thickness or diameter of the individual hair strand.
- What are the two parts of a mature strand of human hair?
- What is an oily substance secreted from the sebaceous glands?
- What is the technical term for split ends?
- What is a condition of abnormal hair growth on areas of the body?
- What is a highly contagious skin disease caused by a parasite called a mite that burrows under the skin?
- abnormal hair loss
- The medulla is composed of _____ cells.
- What is the technical term for brittle hair?
- Easily absorbs moisture; in chemistry terms, capable of combining with or attracting water (water-loving)
- By age 35, almost ____ percent of both men and women show some degree of hair loss.
- What is the ability of the hair to absorb moisture?
- Temporary hair loss experienced at the conclusion of a pregnancy.
- Compared to hair with high porosity, chemical series performed on hair with low porosity require ______.
- Hair that forms in a circular pattern on the crown of the head.
- Scalp hair grows _____ on women than on men.
- What is the long, coarse, pigmented hair found on the scalp, legs, arms, and bodies of males and females?
- Inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue caused by staphylococci; similar to a furuncle but larger.
- A carbuncle is similar to a furuncle, but is ______.
- Process by which newly formed cells in the hair bulb mature, fill with keratin, move upward, lose their nucleus, and die.
- Total scalp hair loss is known as ______.
- The bonds created when disulfide bonds are broken by hydroxide chemical hair relaxers after the relaxer is rinsed from the hair.
- The anagen phase generally lasts from three to five _____.
- What is a tuft of hair that stands straight up?
- What is the technical term used to describe gray hair?
- What is the technical term for classic dandruff?
- Dandruff is believed to be caused by a ______.
- Coarse hair is ______ than fine hair.
- Ability of the hair to stretch and return to its original length without breaking.
- The _____ is the lowest part of a hair strand.
- What is an autoimmune disorder that causes affected hair follicles to be mistakenly attacked by a person's own immune system?
- The _____ is the outermost layer of hair.
- Naturally resistant to being penetrated by moisture.
- What are the five main elements that make up the chemical composition of human hair?
- Finasteride is an oral prescription medication for hair loss that is meant for _____.
- The body can produce 11 of the 20 ______ that make up hair.
- Wet hair with normal elasticity will stretch up to _____ of its original length.
- Name the COHNS elements. (The 5 elements that make up human hair, skin, tissue, and nails.
- "resting phase" ; the final phase in their hair cycle that lasts until the fully grown hair is shed.
- Complete loss of body hair.
- What is the technical term for knotted hair?
- The ______ phase signals the end of the growth phase.
- "end bond" ; chemical bond that joins amino acids to each other, end to end to form a polypeptide chain.
- Hypertrichosis is also known as ______.
- Cross-sections of hair _____.
- A weak, physical, cross-link side bond between adjacent polypeptide chains.
- Boil; acute, localized bacterial infection of the hair follicle that produces constant pain.
- Hair follicles are NOT found on the _____.
- What is the innermost layer of the hair?
- What is the growth phase during which new hair is produced?
- Hair is approximately _____ percent protein.
- Hair flowing in the same direction, resulting from follicles sloping in the same direction.
- Asians tend to have ______
- The brief transition period between the growth and resting phases of a hair follicle. It signals the end of the growth phase.
- The most frequently encountered fungal infection resulting from hair services is ______.