Section of the Skin and Subcutaneous Areolar Tissue
A section through the skin and subcutaneous areolar tissue. Labels: h, horny stratum, and m, deeper more opaque layer of the epidermis; d, dermis passing below into sc, loose areolar tissue, with fat, f, in its meshes; above, dermic papillae are seen, projecting into the epidermis which is molded on them; a, opening of a sweat gland; gl, the gland itself.
Keywordsskin, epidermis, dermis, "sweat gland", "areolar tissue", "layers of skin", "skin layers", "fat tissue"
GalleriesHuman Skin, Hair, and Nails
Martin, H. Newell & Martin, Ernest G. The Human Body: An Account of Its Structure and Activities and the Conditions of its Healthy Working (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1917) 532