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(Science: anatomy, dermatology) Mesodermally derived connective tissue underlying the epithelium of the skin. The deep vascular inner layer of the skin.The layer of skin below the epidermis, where the epidermis is in direct contact with the external environment and the dermis lies beneath.

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Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... skin and ultimately picked up into the bloodstream? And even if the are absorbed do they pass into the blood stream through the capillary ends in dermis layer (is that where they are?)? What happens when you mix essential oils with heavier molecular weight molecules in cold pressed vegetable and ...

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by watermelonstand
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
Replies: 2
Views: 20728

Epidermis and Dermis

I am confusing the functions of the epidermis and dermis. Does the dermis provide protection, or is that the epidermis? If it depends on the type of protection is the dermis the layer that provides *mechanical* strength and protection? If someone ...

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by reyrey389
Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Epidermis and Dermis
Replies: 0
Views: 1064

Question about "Skin"

Skin is a multi-layered "organ" that makes up the covering of our body. When we scratch our skin we are really just touching the epidermis of our skin, which is the outer most skin layer. We slough off some cells as well as bacteria and fungi that are hanging out on our skin. If we ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Question about "Skin"
Replies: 2
Views: 1798

Transport In Plants

... cellular level- Function refers to how (the body ) works,what does it do ? example-structure of an organ- the largest in the human body - skin- epidermis, dermis,layer of fat,etc.. function- regulates body temperature , expands to allow body movement, cools body temperature, houses nerve endings ...

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by kika
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transport In Plants
Replies: 3
Views: 11663

Geared Dermis/Epidermis: Development

Doesn't anybody know anything more detailed about the construction or structure of the geared dermis / epidermis?

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by Psychonaut
Sat May 28, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Geared Dermis/Epidermis: Development
Replies: 1
Views: 1142
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