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Search Results for: stratum

Stratum germinativum

Definition noun The innermost layer of the epidermis comprised of keratinocyes capable of proliferating by mitosis,... 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

Stratum lucidum

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

Stratum corneum

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

Definition noun, plural: strata (1) (histology) Any from the layers of tissues arranged one atop another, thus forming an... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Substratum

Definition noun, plural: substrata (1) A substrate, i.e. a surface in which the cell attaches to, especially when the cell... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Keratinocyte

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

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Strata

(noun) Plural form of stratum. See stratum for definition and additional... Read More

Deciduous forest

Deciduous Forest Definition A deciduous forest is a type of forest dominated by trees that lose their foliage at the end of... Read More

Fibrous membranes

Fibrous membrane --> fibrous articular capsule the outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint, which may in... Read More

Spine cell

spine cell --> prickle cell (Science: cell biology) large flattened polygonal cells of the stratum germinosum of the... Read More

Kelp Forest

Definition noun, The most biologically productive habitat found in the cold rich nutrient marine ecosystem. Supplement The... Read More

Areal cover

Areal cover (Science: botany, ecology) a measure of dominance that defines the degree to which above ground portions of... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Basal layer

Definition noun (1) The innermost layer of the epidermis made up of basal or germinative cells capable of proliferating by... Read More

Intercalate

Intercalate 1. To insert, as a day or other portion of time, in a calendar. 2. To insert among others, as a verse in a... Read More

Synovial membrane

Definition noun, plural: synovial joints The connective tissue lining the inner surface of the joint capsule of a synovial... Read More

Fields of forel

Fields of forel three circumscript, myelin-rich regions of the subthalamus known as h fields (from Haubenfelder); 1) field... Read More