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Unformatted text preview: cell layer of the skin, between the epidermis and the subcutaneous tissue. Regular ridges continue to form to relieve the stress. The study continues discussing how ridges are parallel where the skin is flat and on the pads and the ridges form along the line of equal stress. Then ridges form whorls and pads that have largely regressed which create simple arch pattern. Finally, the place where ridge formation and regression overlap, a loop pattern develops as well....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course CORC 1332 taught by Professor Murtha during the Fall '09 term at CUNY Brooklyn.
- Fall '09