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the medical branch of science that deals with the study of skin its nature, structure, functions, diseases, and treatment.
is a physician engaged in the science of terating the skin, its structures, functions, and disease.
is a specialist in the cleansing, preservation of health, and beautification of the skin and body.
small epidermal structures with nerve endings that are sensituve to touch and pressure.
fatty layer found below the dermis that gives smoothness and contour to the body, contains fat for use as energy, and also acts as a protective cushion fo the outer skin; also called adipose or subcutis tussue.
tissue that gives smoothness and contour to the body, contains fats for the use as energy, and also acts as a protective cushion for the outer skin.
nutritive fluid circulatin thhrough the curculatory system to supply oxygen and nutrients to cells and tissues, and to remove carbon dioxide and waste from them.
sensory nerve fibers
react to heat, cold, touch, pressure, and pain. these sensory receptors send messages to the brain.
tiny grains of pigment deposited in the basal cell layer of the epidermis and papillary layers of the dermis.
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