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Skin, lateral cut A section through human skin. The skin layers, from top to bottom, are the stratum corneum, composed of flattened, dead skin cells that form the surface of the skin. The dead cells from this layer are continuously being shed and replaced by cells from the living epidermal layer below (red). The lowest layer seen here is the dermis. In the middle, a sweat gland can be seen. Skin Layered, Epiderm Layered, Dead Cell, Human Cell, Human Skin, Lowest Layered, Human Body, Skin Cell, Dead Skin
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SEM of Human Skin. The top layer of the epidermis is composed of flattened, dead skin cells that form the surface of the skin. The dead cells from this layer are continuously being shed and replaced by cells from the living epidermal layer below it (red). The lowest layer (not seen here) is the dermis. The skin is the body's largest organ, accounting for around 15% of the body's weight. © Eye of Science/Science Source #sem #micrograph #skin #medical #sciencephotos #stockimages #sciencesource
Seen here is the cells of the largest organ in the human body: the skin. This scanning electron micrograph shows the epidermis, which is the tough, outermost coating of the skin, formed by overlapping layers of dead skin cells that are continuously removed and replaced by the living cells underneath. (via)
Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Caption: Eczema, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Eczema is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the upper layers of the skin. In eczema the outer layer of the skin grows very rapidly and is easily shed most often resulting in redness, skin oedema (swelling), itching and dryness, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. Seen are a clump of these disorganised squamous cells. Magnification x800 when printed at 10 centimetres high.