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the junction of the epidermis and dermis there are fingerlike projections. these papillae are responsible for ridges that are visible on the fingertips, palms & soles
"true skin".connective tissue. in the dermis are all the structures that are frequently associated w/skin. such as, hair follicles, sweat and sebaceous glands, blood vessels and nervous tissue
hypodermis (or subcutaneous layer)
the layer below the dermis. this layer serves to attach the skin to the underlying structures.
major blood vessels that supply the skin & adipose tissue which provides the body w/insulation.
sweat glands found all over the body and respond to changes in body temperature. sweat cools the skin
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