Nail assignment Copy

The Nail Assignment – Outcome 1: Be able to have knowledge of the skin, nails and hair

Use the following worksheet to form your assignment – download this by clicking on ‘the nail’ hyperlink below. You can add images but ensure they are not pre-labelled.

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Nail assignment brief – Outcome 1: Be able to have knowledge of the skin, nails and hair

  1. Describe the functions of the nail (protection)
  1. Label the diagrams of the structures of the cross section of the nail with the following terms: Nail root/matrix, mantle, plate, wall, grooves, bed, lunula, free edge, hyponychium, cuticle (eponychium, perionychium).
  2. Describe the function of each of the structures that form the nail:

Matrix, Mantle, Nail Plate, Free Edge, Hyponychium, Nail Bed, Lunula, Cuticle, Eponychium, Perionychium

  1. Explain the factors that affect nail growth

Make sure to include a bibliography, at the end of your assignment, to state which resources you used during the research for your assignment. Please submit this assignment to [email protected] along with your full name and assignment number.