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epidermis

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  • n  the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

  • Right under the epidermis is the dermis, which contains the blood vessels that nourish the skin and the structural elements--proteins called collagen and elastin--that keep it taut .
  • Both technologies, when used by a skilled physician, avoid even temporary damage to the epidermis and leave few if any telltale signs.
  • While enduring the usual high school dramas a pregnancy scare as he avoids her in the hallways things get worse when she discovers she can shed her entire epidermis like a .
News & Articles

  • John Wall's character issues extend beyond just tattoos
    Washington Post columnist Jason Reid wrote an article this week chiding John Wall for his new tattoos . It's not so much about the ink, Reid wrote, but about Wall's body art caprices. After publicly explaining his tattoo aversion as a 19 year-old draft pick, Wall FLIP-FLOPPED and tainted his pure, classy, clean-cut, marketable epidermis. Wall's tattoo FLIP-FLOPPING raises questions about his ...
    June 26, 2013 - SB Nation
Quotes

  • Sarah Chayes in CTV.ca
    University of Michigan Medical School comes out with this study, showing that pomegranate seed oil stimulates regeneration of the epidermis,Chayes said.
  • Aron Ralston in Sydney Morning Herald
    Out of curiosity, I poke my thumb with the knife blade twice,Ralston writes of his fateful decision. "On the second prodding, the blade punctures the epidermis as if it is dipping into a stick of room-temperature butter, and releases a...

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