"Skin, Artificial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Synthetic material used for the treatment of burns and other conditions involving large-scale loss of skin. It often consists of an outer (epidermal) layer of silicone and an inner (dermal) layer of collagen and chondroitin 6-sulfate. The dermal layer elicits new growth and vascular invasion and the outer layer is later removed and replaced by a graft.
- Skin, Artificial
- Artificial Skin
- Artificial Skins
- Skins, Artificial
- Skin Substitutes
- Skin Substitute
- Substitute, Skin
- Substitutes, Skin
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