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not a true part of the skin, mostly adipose tissue. serves as an insulator and shock absorber.
strata which is mostly made of dead, keratinized cells and protects deeper living cells from damage
strata made mostly of living cells which undergo cell division and push dead cells to the surface of the skin
contains blood vessels, capillary loops, pain receptors, touch receptors, nerve receptors, collagen, and elastic fibers
contains blood vessels, sweat and oil glands, deep pressure receptors, nerve receptors, phagocytes, collagen, and elastic fibers
substance which is a combination of oil, fragmented cells, and chemicals. antibacterial and lubricates skin.
rule of nines
way to determine the severity of burns. body is divided into 11 sections for quick estimation; each area represents about 9%
squamous cell carcinoma
skin cancer which metastasizes to lymph nodes. early action gives good chance of cure
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