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Skin has three layers: the epidermis, the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. These layers work together to prevent water loss and protect the internal organs from injury. More »

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The top layer of skin is called the epidermis, the second layer is the dermis, and the third layer is the hypodermis. The skin is the body's largest organ, and it offers the first line of protection against bacteria and ... More »

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Human skin has three layers: epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. Each layer has a unique role in protecting the body and maintaining the functions that are more than skin deep. More »

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The skin's dermis is made of layers of cells, connective tissue and several structures that aid in maintaining its function. These structures include blood vessels, hair follicles, lymph vessels and glands. More »

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The hypodermis is the deepest layer of skin, lying beneath the dermis and epidermis. It is also referred to as subcutaneous tissue. It is designed to conserve energy and is made up of cells that store fat for the body's ... More »

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The three layers skin are the fat layer, the dermis and the epidermis. The topmost layer is the epidermis, and the bottom layer is the fat layer, also called the subcutis. More »

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The top layer of skin is called the epidermis, the second layer is the dermis, and the third layer is the hypodermis. The skin is the body's largest organ, and it offers the first line of protection against bacteria and ... More »

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