The second, deeper part of the skin, is composed of dense irregular connective tissue containing collagen and elastic fibers.
Two regions of the dermis
Papillary and reticular region
lies just below the epidermis
consist of dense irregular connective tissue
Also known as hypodermis, attaches the skin to underlying tissues and organ. Consist of areolar and adipose tissues.
stratum licidum is found
only in skin of fingetips, palms and soles; on your feet
what layer of the skin has dense irregular connective tissue
The inherited inability of an individual to produce melanin.
What causes albinism?
Those affected have melanocytes that are unable to synthesize tyrosinase.
People who have albinism are missing melanin from their
hair. eyes and skin
Where do you find thick skin?
In the epidermis. In the palms, fingertips, has no hair follicles, has more sweat glands and contains epidermal ridges.
How does the skin thermoregulate to the body?
by liberating sweat as its surface and by adjusting the flow of blood in the dermis.
Reddened elevated patches of skin that are often itchy. Most commonly caused by infections, physical trauma, medications, emotional stress, food additives, and certain food allergies. Also called urticaria
An inflammation of the skin characterized by patches of red, blistering, dry, extremely itchy skin. It occurs mostly in skin creases in the wrists, backs of the knees, and fronts of the elbow
Mass produced by uncontrolled growth of epithelial skin cells; caused by a papilomavirus. Most are noncancerous