Epidermis and Dermis

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Epidermis and Dermis

Post by reyrey389 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:04 pm

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 can please briefly contrast the main functions of these two, I'd really appreciate it. it is a bit counter-intuitive to me

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