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Skin is the largest organ of human body. The surface area of skin is 1.7sq.m. and it constitutes 16-20% of total body weight.

Human skin is of two types:

Glabrous skin (non-hairy) e.g. Palms & Solesa

Non Glabrous (hair bearing)

It varies in thickness in different areas.

Thickest skin: on palms of hand and soles of feet

Thinnest and delicate on upper eyelids & under eyes.



Structure of Skin

Skin is divided into 3 basic layers-

  1. Epidermis
  2. Dermis
  3. Subcutaneous layer

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