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Outermost startum (layer) of the epidermis/consists of 15-20 layers of dead cells/forms barrier against infection, dehydration & chemical & mechanical stress
Dendritic epidermal cells that take up & process microbial antigens in skin infections
Skin cancer which forms from pigment containing cells in skin/causes 75% of skin cancer deaths/Australia & New Zealand have highest rates
Touch recepter cells of epidermis
Stratum of epidermis under Corneum made up 3-5 layers of clear dead cells (keratinocytes)
Epidermal cells responsible for producing pigment
Made up of squamous epithelium w/underlying basal lamina/contains no blood vessels/made up of Merkel cells, keratinocytes, melanocytes, & Langerhans cells/outermost layer of skin
Most abundant protein in mammals, mostly found in fibrous tissues such as tendons, ligaments and skin
Not part of skin but attaches skin to underlying bone & muscle/provides skin w/blood vessels & nerves/contains 50% of body fat
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Type of skin cancer that rarely metastisizes but can cause disfigurement/one of the most common cancers in US/
Organ system of which skin is a part
Largest organ in the human body/synthesizes vitamin D/protects vitamin B folates
Both the Basale & Spinosum considered together/innermost layer/only layer that is reproductively active
Deepest stratum of epidermis/layer 1-3 cells thick/made up of stem cells of epidermis/also contains melanocytes, Langerhans cells, & Merkel cells/directly above dermis
Stratum of epidermis that contains hydrophobic lipid envelope that's responsible for skin's barrier qualities/thin layer under Lucidum
Connected to epidermis by basement membrane/contains hair follicles, sweat glands, & blood vessels/contains many nerve endings that provide senses of touch & heat
Stratum of epidermis where keratinization begins/above Basale
Skin cancer of a kind of epithelial cell

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