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the part of a hair projecting beyond the skin
The surface opening of the duct of a sweat gland.
The superficial projections of the dermis (corium) that interdigitate with recesses in the overlying epidermis; they contain vascular...
One of numerous oval bodies found in the papillae of the skin, especially those of the fingers and toes; they consist of a connective tissue...
Free nerve ending
A form of peripheral ending of sensory nerve fibers in which the terminal filaments end freely in the tissue.
Reticular layer of the dermis
the deeper layer of the dermis formed of interlacing fascicule of white fibrous tissue
A normal gland of the skin which empties an oily secretion into the hair follicle near the surface of the skin.
Arrestor Pile Muscle
Bundles of smooth muscle fibers, attached to the deep part of the hair follicles, passing outward alongside the sebaceous glands...
Sensory Nerve Fiber
A nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system
Eccrine sweat gland
Any of the numerous small, tubular glands that are found nearly everywhere in the skin of humans and that secrete perspiration externally through pores to help regulate body temperature.
Rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors found in subcutaneous tissue beneath both hairy and glabrous skin. Pacinian corpuscles contain an...
Any blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart. Arteries have a high pressure than veins and comprise a smooth muscle wall which transmits the pulse shock...
Blood vessel that returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart, walls thinner and less elastic than those of artery.
Connective tissue that has been specialized to store fat.
Root Hair Plexus
an elongated tubular extension of an epidermal cell of a root, serving to absorb water and minerals from the soil.
a small cavity in the epidermis and corium of the skin, from which a hair develops.
The part of a hair that is embedded in a hair follicle.
a tissue or layer of cells beneath the epidermis.
a combining form meaning “skin,” “layer of tissue,” used in the formation of compound words: exodermises; gastro dermis.
the outer, nonvascular, nonsensitive layer of the skin, covering the true skin or corium.
The horny outer layer of the epidermis, consisting mainly of dead or peeling cells.
a thin somewhat translucent layer of cells lying superficial to the stratum granulosum and under the stratum corneum especially inthickened parts of the epidermis
a layer of granular cells lying immediately above the stratum germinativum in most parts of the epidermis
the layers of prickle cells over the layer of the stratum germinativum capable of undergoing mitosis.with is also called a prickle cell layer
the layer of stratum germinativum especially in the endometrium that undergoes mitotic division