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epidermal region exhibiting most rapid cell division; location of melanocytes and merkel cells
contains lamellated granules and keratohyaline granules; upper border of this layer cells are beginning to die
mitotic cells filled with intermediate filaments; area where weblike pre-keratin filaments first appear
superficial dermal layer responsible for fingerprints; region of areolar connective tissue
deepest skin (dermal) layer; dense irregular connective tissue; contains arteries, veins, sweat, and sebaceous glands
tiny muscles, attached to hair follicles, that pull hair upright during fright or cold
oil gland; found everywhere on body except palms and soles; produces oily accumulation; secretes lubricant for hair and skin
superior and medial nasal conchae formed from its projections; site of cribriform plate; bears cocks comb
vertebral type containing foramina in the transverse process, through which the vertebraes ascend to reach the brain.
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