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An introduction to the biology of the skin

An introduction to the biology of the skin

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Published by Blackwell Scientific in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skin.,
  • Skin -- Anatomy & histology.,
  • Skin -- Physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by R. H. Champion [and others]
    ContributionsChampion, Robert H., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP88.5 .I5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 450 p., 5 plates.
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4368437M
    ISBN 100632059605
    LC Control Number78500487

    sensation. To understand cutaneous biology and skin diseases, it is very important to learn the structure and functions of normal human skin. A. Skin surface Fig. The Blaschko lines. Many dermatological disorders appear along these lines, such as epider-mal nevus and linear scleroderma (Bolognia JL, et al. J Am Acad Derma-tol ; ). Introduction to Tissues These cells are organized into four basic tissues that, in turn, are assembled to form organs. When you examine tissue at a microscopic level, having the ability to detect the presence and location of the four basic tissues enables you to identify the organ that you are looking at.

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    Molecular anatomy (often called molecular biology) is the study of the smallest components of cells at the biochemical level. Anatomy and physiology change remarkably between fertilization and birth. After birth, the rate of anatomic and physiologic changes slows, but childhood is still a time of remarkable growth and development (see Physical. Skin also stores fat and water, and plays a role in immunity from disease. Some of the skin’s major protective functions are (Scanlon, ): Thermoregulation The skin acts to maintain temperature control by secreting sweat from our sudoriferous (sweat) glands.


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