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parts of the skin

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stratum lucidum
translucent cells in thick skin containing keratin fibrils
stratum lucidum and stratum corneum
dead cells
papillary
dermal layer responsible for finger prints
dermis
vascular region
epidermis
major skin area that produces derivatives (nails and hair)
stratum germinativum
epidermal region exhibiting the most rapid cell division
stratum corneum
scale-like dead cells, full of keratin, that constantly slough off
stratum spinosum
mitotic cells filled with intermediate filaments
dermis
has abundant elastic and collagenic fibers
stratum germinativum
location of melaocytes and Merkel cells
stratum spinosum
area where weblike pre-keratin filaments first appear
pappillary
region of areolar connective tissue