the outer layer of the epidermis, consisting of several layers of flat keratinized non-nucleated cells [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP:0001240 ]

Synonyms: cornified layer epidermis stratum corneum horny layer of epidermis keratinized squame layer of epidermis

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

depicted by

Epidermal:layers.png

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Skinlayers.png

external definition

The keratinized outermost layer of the epidermis, which is periodically shed.[AAO]

has broad synonym

stratum corneum

keratinized squame layer

horny layer

has related synonym

stratum corneum epidermidis

id

UBERON:0002027

structure notes

some oral epitehlium also has cornified layer / stratum corneum