The deepest layer of skin. A layer of fatty tissue that provides nourishment to the dermis and upper skin layers. It also conserves body heat and cushions internal organs against trauma. Blood vessels, nerves, sweat glands, and deeper hair follicles are found in the hypodermis.
The hypodermis, also called the hypoderm, subcutaneous tissue, or superficial fascia. It is the lowermost layer of the integumentary system in vertebrates. Types of cells that are found in the hypodermis are Fibroblasts, Adipose Cells, and Macrophages.