Integumentary System Structure

Our skin is a multilayered structure, the largest organ of our body. It provides a multitude of services to the delicate balance of our systems. Get out your microscopes and let’s examine the structure of our skin.

Include in your discussion the definition of the cutaneous membrane.

List the strata/layers of the epidermis, describe the dermis. What type of tissue is the dermis? What is the name of stratum of the epidermis that has black granules?

what is the “hallmark feature” of the subdermis/hypodermis that lets you know you are now in the subQ?