What is the function of the dermis layer of cells?

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What is the function of the dermis layer of cells?

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    ANSWER : The function of dermis layer of cells is temperature regulation and blood supply. It is the thickest layer of the skin and is made up of fibrous and elastic tissue. So it also provides strength and flexibility to the skin. EXPLANATION : The skin has three layers: - Epidermis - Dermis - Fat layer The dermis layer of cells is beneath the epidermis. It is comprised of many cells and structures. The dermis contains nerve endings, sweat glands and oil (sebaceous) glands, hair follicles, and blood vessels. The function of each of these described below: - The nerve endings sense pain, touch, pressure, and temperature - The sweat glands produce sweat in response to heat and stress - It has has sebaceous glands, which secrete oil to help skin keep its smooth texture. - The hair follicles produce the various types of hair found throughout the body. - The blood vessels of the dermis provide nutrients to the skin and help regulate body temperature...

    • 26 Oct 2017 @ 04:31


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