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Structure and function of the skin 

Structure and function of the skin
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Structure and function of the skin
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.01
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date: 12 November 2019

Structure and function of the skin6

Epidermis8

The dermo-epidermal junction (DEJ)10

The dermis12

Functions of the skin14

Disorders of sweating16

The skin is comprised of three layers (figure 1.1):

The epidermis.

The dermo-epidermal junction.

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