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What are the differences and similarities between skin and plant epidermis?

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Let's start with a similarity. Regardless of whether the epidermis belongs to a plant or an animal, the epidermis is the outermost layer of cells that covers other cell and tissue types. In both types of organisms, the epidermis is a barrier layer. One simple...

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