The layer of lightly staining corneocytes found between the stratum granulosum and stratum corneum layers; found primarily in the thick epidermis of the palmar and plantar skin and is composed of three to five layers of dead, flattened keratinocytes. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratum_lucidum ]

Synonyms: stratum conjunctum of epidermis epidermis stratum lucidum

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Located between the stratum granulosum and stratum corneum layers, it is composed of three to five layers of dead, flattened keratinocytes. The keratinocytes of the stratum lucidum do not feature distinct boundaries and are filled with eleidin, an intermediate form of keratin.

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stratum lucidum

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