dermal

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dermal

[′dər·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the dermis.
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Due to the presence of dermal invaginations, the distances from the stratum corneum to the tip of the dermal papillae and to the bottom of the invagination between the papillae, respectively, were determined separately for human skin and the vascularized skin equivalent, which is highlighted in Figure 3b.
The dermal papillae then clumped together, encouraging hair growth.
The follicles grow naturally from clumps of cells called dermal papillae that play a pivotal role in hair growth.
Prof Jahoda said more work was needed to explore the properties of hair generated by newly grown follicles, and the interaction between transplanted dermal papillae and host cells.
Efforts to grow new hair from dermal papillae, the large base of the hair follicle, have been going on from a long time.
Previous studies have found that adult rodent dermal papillae, which control hair follicle growth, can be grown in the laboratory, transplanted into recipient skin and made to trigger new hair follicles and fibres.
1998) reported dermatitis in buffaloes fed on feed, mineral mixture bypass protein along with urea and molasses for about 6 months, dermatitis was characterized by hyperkeratinisation of stratum corneum, hyperplasia of basal dermal layer, cytolysis in some sebaceous glands with occasional complete loss of secretory cells, less conspicuous or complete loss of dermal papillae, subcutaneous adipose tissue disappearance, reduction in number and size of hair follicles.