Outer root sheath

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The outer root sheath of the hair follicle encloses the inner root sheath and hair shaft.[1] It is continuous with the basal layer of the interfollicular epidermis (skin).

References[edit]

  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005) Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (10th ed.). Saunders. Page 8. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.