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By Helen McGuinness

ISBN-10: 1444109235

ISBN-13: 9781444109238

This new version of our bestselling textbook has been totally up-to-date in keeping with the newest nationwide Occupational criteria for degrees 1-3, to convey it in accordance with all of the most recent requisites for all significant awarding our bodies offering attractiveness remedy, complementary remedy and professional degree classes from degrees 1-3. it is going to additionally supply a transparent and available advent to anatomy and body structure for college students of complementary health and wellbeing, in addition to crucial wisdom for the degree in Hair and wonder Studies.Now released in a bigger layout, Anatomy and body structure: remedy fundamentals maintains to offer its well known caliber, breadth and intensity of information and realizing in a brand new and trouble-free format.

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One very important group of these lipids is ceramides, which are also contained within the ingredients of some skin-care products. It is important to recognise that the cell renewal process is responsible for the production of these essential lipids, and if the cell cycle slows down, the production of lipids slows down and results in dryness and dehydration. Prickle cell layer (stratum spinosum) This is the thickest layer of the epidermis. It is known as the prickle cell layer because each of the rounded cells contained within it has short projections which make contact with the neighbouring cells and give them a prickly appearance.

The process by which the body maintains a stable internal environment for its cells and tissues is called homeostasis. Homeostatic mechanisms in the body include the regulation of body temperature, blood pressure, blood sugar levels and pH levels. Metabolism is the term used to describe the physiological processes that take place in our bodies to convert the food we eat and the air we breathe into the energy we need to function. The minimum energy required to keep the body alive is known as the basal metabolic tate.

There are four different types of simple epithelium: squ am ous, cuboidal, columnar and ciliated . • There are two different types of compound epithelium: stratified and transitional. • C onne ctive tissue is the most abundant type of body tissue. It connects tissues and organs to give protection and support • Connective tissue consists of the following different types: areolar, adipose, white fibrous, • • • • • • yellow elastic, lympho id, blood , b on e and cartilage. Muscle tissue is elastic and is therefore modified for contraction.

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