Dermis

Layers Of The Dermis The dermis layer is located inferior to the epidermis layer in the cutaneous layer. This layer is made of connective tissue and can be divided into two layers: Papillary Layer Reticular Layer The papillary layer of the dermis is the most superficial layer of the two. It is inferior to theContinue reading “Dermis”

H.A. 101: Muscle Tissue

Everyone is always saying to get bigger muscles so you can lift more and be stronger. But, what is muscle tissue? All muscle tissue has the ability to relax and contract. This ability allows for movement of the body via attachment to things such as bones or tendons. Muscle tissue can be classified into threeContinue reading “H.A. 101: Muscle Tissue”

H.A. 101: Membranes

Membranes are a vital component in protecting the body from its surrounding environment. In the human body, membranes are composed of Epithelial and Connective tissue. Each one of these membranes will consist of a sheet of epithelial cells and an underlying connective tissue layer. Membranes can be divided into four main categories: Mucous Membranes SerousContinue reading “H.A. 101: Membranes”