stratum germinativum

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Noun1.stratum germinativum - the innermost layer of the epidermisstratum germinativum - 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)
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It is multilayered, that renews itself continuously by cell division in its deepest layer the stratum germinativum, or the basal layer.
The healthy skin is supplied with oxygen, both through the supply from inside and also through diffusion from outside, in which connection the proportion of the supply of the exterior cell layers of the upper skin, the so-called Stratum germinativum, located directly beneath the Stratum corneum, is normally around 50 percent.

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