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A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy 4th Edition

A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy (4th Edition)

Book Edition4th Edition
PublisherMorton Publishing

Chapter 4, Overview, Figure Questions, Exercise 1

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A particular layer of the epidermis is characterized by flattened cells filled with keratin.


The stratum corneum is the outermost superficial layer of the epidermis. It consists of many layers of keratinized, dead, cornified, non-nucleated cells. In this layer, the cells are continuously shed and replaced.

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Stratum corneum

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