Reticular dermis

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Reticular dermis
Latin stratum reticulare
Code TH H3.
Anatomical terminology

The reticular dermis is the lower layer of the dermis, found under the papillary dermis, composed of dense irregular connective tissue featuring densely packed collagen fibers. It is the primary location of dermal elastic fibers.[1]

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  1. ^ Marks, James G; Miller, Jeffery (2006). Lookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology (4th ed.). Elsevier Inc. Page 8-9. ISBN 1-4160-3185-5.