Dermal Root Sheath (Hair)

Hair Follicle Diagram


Hair Follicle Diagram.

The dermal root sheath of a hair follicle is sometimes called simply the "root sheath".

It is composed of two layers of epidermal cells called:

These two layers are surrounded by an outer sheath of connective tissue.

 

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The dermal root sheath is just one of many structures of or associated with hair follicles. See also the links to pages about other accessory structures of the skin.

The topic of the structure of a hair follicle is included in some courses in health sciences, including subjects such as nursing, skin care, hair care, beauty therapy and various holistic therapies.

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