Class Summary - Today we, started talking about the integumentary system by talking about the structure / function. We addressed the two regions (dermis and epidermis) and discussed the epidermis. We talked about the stratum corneum the stratum lucidum and the stratum basale. We talked about location and function of each. We also discussed some of the cells in the stratum basale including Langerhans cells, Merkel cells, free nerve endings and melanocytes.
Homework - None
Objectives - Students will understand the basic structure of the epidermis in the integumentary system.