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1

What layer do keratinocytes lose their nucleus?

Stratum corneum

2

Langerhans cell found in what layer

Spinous layer

3

2 zones of the dermis

Papillary (superficial - finely woven collagen and elastin fibers)
Reticular (thick bundles of collagen and elastin)

4

3 parts of the hair follicle

Infundibulum (from opening of hair follicle to opening of sebaceous duct)
Isthmus (between sebaceous duct and insertion of arrector pili)
Inferior segment (extends to base of follicle)

5

Major role of eccrine glands

Thermoregulation