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where is the dermis and the epidermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Skin: They make up layers of the skin.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

How does the epidermis differ from dermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What makes the epidermis and dermis similar?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
They are both: layers of skin & both help to protect the body.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the importance of the epidermis and dermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
They help to: form skin which a way the body protects itself.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What do the epidermis and the dermis make up?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Skin: These are two of the skin layers.
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Is the dermis thicker than the epidermis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: The dermis is significantly thicker than the epidermis.

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