How well do you know the layers of the skin?

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What is the function of the keratohyaline granules in the Stratum Granulosum?

They adhere tonofibrils together

Which layer of the epidermis is found only in thick skin?

Stratum Lucidum

Which layer of the dermis contains the dermal papillae and consists of loose connective tissue?

Papillary Layer of the Dermis

What is the function of melanocytes in the skin?

To produce melanin pigment

Which layer of the epidermis is only found in thick skin?

Stratum Lucidum

What is the function of Merkel cells in the skin?

To provide light touch sensation

What is the main function of the keratohyaline granules found in the Stratum Granulosum?

To adhere tonofibrils together

Which layer of the epidermis is found only in thick skin?

Stratum Lucidum

What is the main characteristic of the cells found in the Stratum Corneum?

They are continuously shed at the epidermal surface

Test your knowledge of the skin layers with this quiz! From the granular layer with its flattened cells and keratohyaline granules, to the clear layer found only in thick skin, this quiz will challenge your understanding of the stratum granulosum and stratum lucidum. Brush up on your dermatology terminology and discover the intricacies of the skin's structure. Take the quiz now!

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