Skin of Vertebrates: Structure, Embryonic Origin and Functions

In this article we will discuss about:- 1. General Structure of Skin 2. Embryonic Origin of Skin 3. Functions. General Structure of Skin: The outermost surface is the epidermis. The epidermis lies on the basement membrane (basal lamina or reticular lamina) as a characteristic feature (Fig. 2.1). Below the basement membrane lies the dermis. The epidermis develops from ectoderm and [...]