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Functions of skin


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Seminar on Functions of Skin

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Functions of skin

  1. 1. Sanjay GeorgeFUNCTIONS OFSKIN
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION• Functions of epidermis.• Functions of dermis and dermo-epidermal junction.
  3. 3. FUNCTIONS OF EPIDERMIS• Cornification• Barrier function• Permeability• Maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance• Thermoregulation• Pigmentation• Immune function• Sensory receptor• Vitamin D Synthesis
  4. 4. Photomicrograph of normal epidermis
  5. 5. FUNCTIONS OF DERMO-EPIDERMALJUNCTION• Attachment of dermis to epidermis• Support to epidermis