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The Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular Systems

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Which layer of the skin consists mainly of vascularized adipose tissue?

A Epidermis
B Dermis
C Subcutaneous layer
D None of the above
Ans. C

The subcutaneous layer is mainly composed of connective adipose tissue, which requires a steady blood supply. The epidermis is composed solely of epithelial cells (choice A), and the dermis contains all tissue types, but little fat (choice B).


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