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Search Results for: dermis

Dermis

Definition noun Mesodermally-derived connective tissue underlying the epithelium of the skin Supplement In humans, the skin... Read More

Papillary dermis

Definition noun The more superficial layer of the dermis that intertwines with the rete ridges of the epidermis, and is made... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Skin

Definition noun, plural: skins (anatomy) The external membranous integument of the body; the outer protective covering of... Read More

Permanent Tattoo Means Permanent Immune Action Of Macrophages

Have you ever wondered why a permanent tattoo seemed to last forever? A simple assumption would be is that the ink could... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Keratinocyte

Definition noun, plural: keratinocytes The predominant type of cell in the epidermal layer of the skin Supplement The skin... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Somite

Definition noun, plural: somites (1) (embryology) Any of the paired block-like segments of mesoderm, occurring dorsally,... Read More

Stratum germinativum

Definition noun The innermost layer of the epidermis comprised of keratinocyes capable of proliferating by mitosis,... Read More

Dense irregular connective tissue

Definition noun A form of dense connective tissue in which the extracellular fibers (in particular, collagen fibers) are not... Read More

Merkel disk receptor

Definition noun A single sensory nerve ending characterized by a terminal cuplike, expanded tip that is in contact with the... Read More

Tactile corpuscle

Definition noun, plural: tactile corpuscles A rounded, globular structure found in the papillae of the skin (especially... Read More

Dense connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that contains chiefly of collagen fibers (type I collagen) relative to the... Read More

Merkels tactile disk

Definition noun A single sensory nerve ending characterized by a terminal cuplike, expanded tip that is in contact with the... Read More

Follicle

Follicle 1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. 2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed from a single... Read More

Meissners corpuscle

Definition noun, plural: Meissner's corpuscles A rounded, globular structure found in the papillae of the skin (especially... Read More

Abtropfung

Abtropfung a theory that nevus cells are epidermal cells (melanocytes) that proliferate and drop off (migrate) into the... Read More

Urticaria tuberosa

urticaria tuberosa --> angioedema A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucal tissues,... Read More

Mesoderm

mesoderm (Science: embryology) middle of the three germ layers, gives rise to the musculoskeletal, blood, vascular and... Read More

Derma

Derma --> dermis (Science: anatomy, dermatology) Mesodermally derived connective tissue underlying the epithelium of the... Read More

Derm

Derm 1. (Science: suffix) a suffix or terminal formative, much used in anatomical terms, and signifying skin, integument,... Read More

Dermic

Dermic 1. Relating to the derm or skin. 2. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the dermis; dermal. ''Underneath each nail the... Read More

Dermal tissues

Dermal tissue (Science: botany) Outer covering of plants, that includes the epidermis and periderm nonliving bark). See:... Read More