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Synonyms for epidermis

the tissue forming the external covering of the body

Synonyms for epidermis

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In this study, we found that, in comparison with individuals from low altitudes, individuals from high altitudes have more folds in their dorsal skin, thinner dorsal epidermis, a greater number of secondary gill branches, and thinner gill epidermis with smaller blood vessels surrounded by a layer of pigment cells.
Over 21 months, the regenerated epidermis healed and remained stable even when subjected to mechanical stress.
They observed that the repair of the skin epidermis involves the activation of very different stem cells that react the same way to the emergency situation of the wound and have the power to completely restore the damaged tissue.
5 min after UVB irradiation, SOP cream was applied evenly on the epidermis of the foreskin by using a sterile cotton swab.
This RHE is histologically similar to the in vivo human epidermis.
Immunohistochemical studies of these reactions have demonstrated cytotoxic T cells ascending into the epidermis and presence of helper T cells in the papillary dermis.
In this case, the subepidermal tissue was not considered a part of the epidermis, neither a hypodermis, being emphasized that further studies on the leaf ontogeny were needed.
The epidermis forms a protective interface between the body and its external environment, preventing water from escaping and microbes and toxins from entering.
The thickness of epidermis was measured using ocular micrometer at X40 objective after calibrating it with linear stage micrometer.
These 5 layers make up the epidermis and cover the dermis and underlying subcutaneous tissue (Watson, R 2005).
Correlation of reversal of aging changes, with decreased epidermal Fas expression and apoptosis, supports a role for Fas-mediated apoptosis in aging of human epidermis
These characteristics include reduced epicuticular wax deposits, a relatively low thickness of the epidermis and cuticle, lower phloem development, abundant intercellular spaces, rudimentary vascular bundles and deficient stomatal mechanisms (ROMANO; MARTINS-LOUCAO, 2003).
While all products work on the epidermis, serums work on both the dermis and epidermis meaning that it penetrates further and so gives a better result.
The epidermis is the outer layer of the skin that is comprised of about 10-12 layers.