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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The changes, bearing the hallmark of UVA damage, were found in the deep basal keratinocyte cell layer.
Treatment with hyaluronic acid elicited a cutaneous reepithelization, laminin being present in basal keratinocyte cytoplasm and discontinuous in the basement membrane (Fig.
Importantly, smaller atypical melanocytes of lentigo maligna may be partially obscured by surrounding enlarged pigmented basal keratinocytes.
Overexpression of CRABPI in suprabasal keratinocytes enhances the proliferation of epidermal basal keratinocytes in mouse skin topically treated with all-trans retinoic acid.