What are the components of a hair follicle? Explain.
The location of hair follicles:
The skin has two layers important to the hair follicle: the epidermis and below that, the dermis. The hair follicle originates in the dermis and grows through the epidermis to break through the surface of the skin (cuticle).
Answer and Explanation: 1
The hair follicle is a teardrop-shaped "container" for the growth of the hair. At the bottom within the follicle is the hair bulb which sits...
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Learn about the integumentary system structure with a special focus on hair. Discover the function of hair in the integumentary system, and learn about the parts and layers of hair. Read about hair loss and factors that cause baldness.