A section through the epidermis, somewhat diagrammatic, highly magnified. Below is seen a papilla of the dermis, with its artery, f, and veins, gg; a, the horny layer of the epidermis; b, the rete muscosum or Malpighian layer; d, the layer of columnar epidermic cells in immediate contact with the dermis; h, the duct of a sweat gland.
Keywordsepidermis, papilla, epidermal, "sweat gland", "sweat duct", "rete muscosum", "columnar epidermic cells"
GalleriesHuman Excretory System
Martin, H. Newell The Human Body: A Text-book of Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1900) 221