The skin consists of two distinct components: the epidermis of keratinizing, stratified squamous epithelium, and the dermis. Thin skin occurs over most of the hairy regions while thick skin appears over the hairless areas, i.e., feet, tail, nipples, and genital and anal areas.
KeywordsHair Follicle Sebaceous Gland Dermal Papilla Hair Shaft Stratify Squamous Epithelium
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