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Dermatology Glossary

Dermatology and your skin from A to Z with our Dermatology Glossary: a dermatology glossary of essential words you need to know to better understand dermatological products and how your skin works.

ELASTIN

A fibrous protein found in the dermis that is produced by fibroblasts. It plays a significant role in the skin's elasticity.

EPIDERMIS

Surface part of the skin made of a stratified epithelium, primarily containing cells called keratinocytes.

EPIDERMIS

Surface part of the skin made of a stratified epithelium, primarily containing cells called keratinocytes.

EPITHELIUM

Covering tissue made of one or more layers of cells.

ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

Essential to cell division and heavily involved in cellular communication (receptors, messengers), they are used in the synthesis of proteins (collagen, elastin, etc.) and enzymes.