Module 7: Figure skin

Skin morphology.

Structure of the skin illustrating the organization of the different layers (dermis, epidermis and subcutaneous tissue), the blood supply and neural innervation. The hair root and follicle, sebaceous gland and sweat gland are located mainly in the subcutaneous tissue. Some of the major skin cell types are illustrated in Module 7: Figure skin cells. Reproduced from Guyton (1985).