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How does the epidermis differ from dermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
The epidermis: is the outermost layer of skin. The dermis is right below it. The epidermis contains very little in the way of structures. Whereas the dermis contains blood vessels and many other structures.

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Where is the dermis and the epidermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Skin: They make up layers of the skin.

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