Melanocytes- are pigmented cells of epidermis containing melanin pigments. Sweatglands are skin glands responsible for secretion of sweat. Sebaceousglands - are skin glands responsible for oily secretion called sebum. Epidermis - is superficial cellular layer of skin. Dermis - is deeper connective tissue layer of skin. Skin appendages - are specialized derivatives of epidermis attached to skin for performing particular functions. e.g. nails, hairs, skin glands etc.