The skin is the body's largest organ, and arguably the most complex. Learn about skin anatomy, including the layers of skin, its functions and more.
Anatomy of the Epidermis: Stratum Basale
Anatomy of the Epidermis: Epidermis Anatomy - Keratinocyte Maturation
The outermost layer of the skin (epidermis) is part of a complex system that creates our skin tone and provides protections against toxins and infection.
Get A First-Hand Look at the Anatomy of Your Epidermis: Stratum Lucidum
Epidermis Anatomy: Stratum SpinosumCells that move into the spinosum layer (also called prickle cell layer) change from being columnar to polygonal. In this layer the cells start to synthesize keratin.
A Up-close Look at the Anatomy of he Epidermis
Anatomy of the Epidermis: Stratum Granulosum