Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
32Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Skin - histology

Skin - histology

Ratings:

5.0

(7)
|Views: 5,219 |Likes:
Published by daw022

More info:

Published by: daw022 on Oct 07, 2008
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PPS, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

04/15/2014

pdf

text

original

 
 
Basic SkinStructure
The skin has 2 mainlayers:
 – The superficial, avascular 
epidermis
(
epi
means“above” and
dermis
means“skin”) consisting of 4-5layers of epithelial cellsresting upon a basementmembrane. – The deep, vascular 
dermis
 consisting of fibrousconnective tissue. Containsmultiple blood vessels, andthe accessory appendages.
 
 
Identify the epidermis and the dermis! Which ismade of connective tissue? What type?
 
 
The Epidermis
Keratinized stratifiedsquamous epithelium.Avascular.Consists of 4 distinct celltypes arranged in 4 or 5distinct layers.Epidermal cell types:
Keratinocytes (
 structure
)Melanocytes (
 pigment 
)Merkel cells (
 sensation
)Langerhans’ cells(
 phagocytes - immunedefense
)
Yellow arrow indicates theepidermis of thick skin

Activity (32)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
this is good work
Abdullah Khilji liked this
jonathan_subekti liked this
Delia De liked this
jkgami liked this
Apries Yana liked this
Nurul Fateen liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->