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Alb-

White

2

Cut-

Skin: subcutaneous- beneath the skin

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Derm-

Skin: dermis-inner layer of skin

4

Epi-

Upon, after, in addition: epidermis-outer layer of the skin

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Follic-

Small bag: hair follicle- tubelike depression in which hair develops

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Hol-

Entire, whole: holocrine gland-gland that discharges the entire cell containing the secretion

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Kerat-

Horn: keratin- protein produced as epidermal cells die and harden

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Melan-

Black: melanin-dark pigment produced by certain cells

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Por-

Passage, channel: pore- opening by which a sweat gland communicates to the skin's surface

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Seb-

Grease: sebaceous gland- gland that secretes an oily substance