epidermis

(Life processes and cells) the outer protective layer of the skin

Epidermis

The surface layer of the skin of a vertebrate (Halliday 1987).
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epidermis

(ep;u1-der;mis) The outermost layer of the skin, composed of several stratified squamous epithelial layers.
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epidermis

(ep″ĭ-dur´mis) pl. epider´mides the outermost and nonvascular layer of the skin, derived from the embryonic ectoderm, varying in thickness from 0.07 to 1.4 mm. On the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, from within outward there are five layers or strata: the stratum basale (basal layer), stratum spinosu...
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epidermis

[n] - the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
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Epidermis

• (v. t.) The outermost layer of the cells, which covers both surfaces of leaves, and also the surface of stems, when they are first formed. As stems grow old this layer is lost, and never replaced. • (v. t.) The outer, nonsensitive layer of the skin; cuticle; scarfskin. See Dermis.
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epidermis

cuticle noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
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Epidermis

[botany] The epidermis cells (from the Greek `επίδερμίδα`, meaning `over-skin`) is a single-layered group of cells that covers plants` leaves, flowers, roots and stems. It forms a boundary between the plant and the external environment. The epidermis serves several functions, it protects against water loss, regulates gas exchange,...
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Epidermis

[skin] The epidermis is composed of the outermost layers of cells in the skin, `epi` in Greek meaning `over` or `upon`, which together with the dermis forms the cutis. The epidermis is a stratified squamous epithelium, composed of proliferating basal and differentiated suprabasal keratinocytes which acts as the body`s major barrier against ...
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Epidermis

[zoology] In zoology, the epidermis is an epithelium (sheet of cells) that covers the body of an eumetazoan (animal more complex than a sponge). Eumetazoa have a cavity lined with a similar epithelium, the gastrodermis, which forms a boundary with the epidermis at the mouth. Sponges have no epithelium, and therefore no epidermis or gastrode...
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Epidermis

Ep`i·der'mis noun [ Latin , from Greek ...; ... over + ... skin, from ... to skin. See Tear , transitive verb ] 1. (Anat.) The outer, nonsensitive layer of the skin; cuticle; scarfskin. See Dermis . 2. (Botany) The outermost layer o...
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epidermis

1. <dermatology> The basal layer of the mammalian epidermis contains cells that undergo repeated divisions. The cells outwards from a particular basal cell are often derived from this cell or a nearby one so that columns of cells exist running outwards from the stem cell in the basal layer from which they were derived. Such columns of cells a...
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epidermis

1. The outermost layer of skin consisting of several layers of epithelial cells&emdash;notably, keratinocytes&emdash;and, in the inner layer of the epidermis, basal cells and melanocytes. 2. The outer layer of cells in the plant body, often covered by a waxy cuticle.
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Epidermis

1. The outermost layer of skin consisting of several layers of epithelial cells&emdash;notably, kera
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Epidermis

A 'skin' or surface layer
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Epidermis

A 'skin' or surface layer
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epidermis

an organ's outermost layer of cells, usually only one cell thick.
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epidermis

epidermis: see skin.
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Epidermis

Epidermis: The upper or outer layer of the two main layers of cells that make up the skin. The epidermis is mostly made up of flat, scale-like cells called squamous cells. Under the squamous cells are round cells called basal cells. The deepest part of the epidermis also contains melanocytes. These cells produce melanin, which gives the skin its co...
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EPIDermIS

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epidermis

Greek epi = upon, and derm = skin, hence, the most external layer of the skin.
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epidermis

in botany, outermost, protoderm-derived layer of cells covering the stem, root, leaf, flower, fruit, and seed parts of a plant. The epidermis and ... [7 related articles]
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epidermis

in zoology, protective outermost portion of the skin. There are two layers of epidermis, the living basal layer, which is next to the dermis, and the ... [9 related articles]
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Epidermis

It is the outermost layers of cells on an organism’s body.
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epidermis

Layers of continually shedded skin cells.
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