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PREFERRED TERM

Skin  

BROADER CONCEPT

NOTE

  • for animal tissue in wound ther see note on BIOLOGICAL DRESSINGS; inflammation = DERMATITIS & its specifics; dryness of skin: index under SKIN DISEASES & do not interpret as XERODERMA see ICHTHYOSIS without clues from text

SCOPE NOTE

  • The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.

HISTORY NOTE

  • /transplantation was SKIN TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65; was SKIN/transplantation 1966-89

IN OTHER LANGUAGES

  • iho

    Finnish

  • cutis
  • derma
  • Cutis

    Latin (Finland)

  • Derma
  • Hud

    Swedish

URI

http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D012867

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