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Glossary of heath test 5

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Outer layer of skin
epidermis
Middle layer of skin
dermis
Deepest layer of skin
subcutaneous
Outer layer is replaced every
28 days
Best way to supply a strong blood flow
exercise
Vitamin that helps skin
vitamin A
Grainy, sticky coating that is constantly forming on teeth
plaque
Substance that hardens on teethSubstance that hardens on teeth
tartar
Gum disease
gingivitis
Hardest substance in body
enamel
Inside of tooth containing blood vessels and nerves
pulp
Bacteria and sugars combined to form acids that attack enamel
cavity
If tooth gets knocked out, briefly wash it in
milk
Body odor is caused by
bacteria
Largest collection of sweat glands is
your feet
Largest organ in body
skin
Condition in witch scalp flakes off
dandruff
Another name for bad breath
halitosis
Pushes into skin on side of toe
ingrown toenail
Fingernails and toenails are made of this tough dead
material keratin
Sends electrical messages to brain from eye
optic nerve
Colorblindness is caused by missing or damaged cells on the
retina
Contains muscles to adjust pupil size
iris
Distorted vision due to irregular shape of cornea or lens
astigmatism
Contagious condition caused by bacteria infection
pink eye
Tough outer covering of eye which includes cornea
sclera
A difficulty in seeing thing far away is called
nearsightedness
Separates middle and outer ear
eardrum
Three tiny bones in middle ear are
hammer anvil stirrup
Equalizes air pressure in the ear
Eustachian tube
Fluid filled part of ear which aids in our balance semicircular canal
semicircular canal
Fluid filled part of ear which carries messages to the brain cochlea
cochlea
Most common form of ear trouble
ear infection
Ear stars to feel pain from noise around this decibel
90
good dental care 1
brush teeth after every meal
good dental care 2
brush tounge
good dental care 3
floss once a day
good dental care 4
avoid sweets
good dental care 5
visit dentist twice a year

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