Malpighian layer

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Malpighian layer

n.
The deepest layer of the epidermis, from which the outer layers develop.

[After Marcello Malpighi.]

Malpighian layer

n
(Anatomy) anatomy the innermost layer of the epidermis

Malpigh′ian lay`er


n.
the deep germinative layer of the epidermis.
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Noun1.Malpighian layer - the innermost layer of the epidermismalpighian layer - the innermost layer of the epidermis
epidermis, cuticle - the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
stratum - one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)