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 ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • The outer layer of the epidermis, consisting of several layers of flat keratinized non-nucleated cells.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Skinlayers.png
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e4/Epidermal_layers.png
external definition
  • The keratinized outermost layer of the epidermis, which is periodically shed.[AAO]
has broad synonym
  • keratinized squame layer
  • horny layer
  • stratum corneum
has exact synonym
  • epidermis stratum corneum
  • cornified layer
  • keratinized squame layer of epidermis
  • horny layer of epidermis
has related synonym
  • stratum corneum epidermidis
id
  • UBERON:0002027
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606
structure notes
  • some oral epitehlium also has cornified layer / stratum corneum