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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- Fall '09
- Twin, ridges, Chien Chiu Hsiung