dermis chart.pdf - Dermis - made up of strong connective...

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- made up of strong connective tissue- contains fibroblasts, macrophages, whiteblood cells and mast cells- has two layers- areolar connective tissue- loosely woven collagen, elastic & blood vessels- defensive cells wander the area for bacteria- make dents in the epidermis- contain capillary loops- also contain nerve endings and touch receptors(tactile or Meissner’s corpuscles)- can lie on dermal ridge in thick skin which lead toepidermal ridges- these friction ridges create finger prints an give usgrip- makes up 80% thickness of dermis
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Summer
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NikkiSims
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Collagen

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