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Search Results for: keratinocyte

Keratinocyte

Definition noun, plural: keratinocytes The predominant type of cell in the epidermal layer of the skin Supplement The skin... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Stratum corneum

Definition noun The outermost layer of the epidermis comprised of corneocytes and accounts for most of the protective... Read More

Stratum granulosum

Definition noun The thin layer of the epidermis comprised of granular keratinocytes that migrated from the stratum... Read More

Stratum spinosum

Definition noun The thin layer of the epidermis between stratum basale and stratum granulosum, and comprised of... Read More

Cuticle

Definition noun The outermost, noncellular, protective covering of certain organisms Supplement The cuticle refers to the... Read More

Stratified squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified squamous epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Melanophore

Definition noun, plural: melanophores A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce and store... Read More

Stratum lucidum

Definition noun The thin, clear layer of the epidermis comprised of keratinocytes filled with eleidin proteins, and occurs... Read More