What is the type of tissue that composes the epidermis?

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Nov 10, 2015

The skin has two major layers including the epidermis.


The skin (integument) is body’s largest organ and it is approximately 1.6 to 1.9 square meters in the average-sized adult.

The integumentary system describes the skin and its appendages: the hair, nails, and skin glands.

Epidermis is above the dermis and is made of keratinized stratified squamous ET (epithelial tissue).


Here are where various tissue types are found (Please notice that their function follows their form):