papillary dermis

(PA-pih-LAYR-ee DER-mis)

The thin top layer of the dermis (the inner layer of the skin). The papillary dermis has connective tissue and blood vessels that give nutrients to the epidermis (the outer layer of the skin) and that help control the temperature of the skin.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "papillary dermis"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "dermis papilar"

Capa superior delgada de la dermis (capa más interna de la piel). La dermis papilar tiene tejido conjuntivo y vasos sanguíneos que nutren la epidermis (capa más externa de la piel), y ayuda a controlar la temperatura de la piel.