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Albino
Person with skin deficient in pigment(melanin).
basal layer
The deepest region of the epidermis; it give rise to all the epidermal cells.
collagen
Structural protein found in the skin and connective tissue.
cuticle
Band of epidermis at the base and sides of the nail plate.
dermis or corium
Middle layer of the skin.
epidermis
Outermost layer of the skin.
epithelium
Layer of the skin cells forming the outer and inner surfaces of the body.
hair follicle
Sac within which each hair grows.
keratin
Hard, protein material found in the epidermis, hair and nails.
sebum
An oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands.
lipocyte
A fat cell.
What is the outermost layer of the skin?
epidermis
What is profuse sweating?
diaphoresis
What is excessive secretion form sebaceous glands?
seborrhea
What is inflammation and swelling of soft tissue around the nail?
paronychia