prickle cell

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Noun1.prickle cell - a cell in the germinal layer of the skin (the prickle-cell layer); has many spines and radiating processes
skin cell - any of the cells making up the skin
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In the present study Acanthosis, the hyperplasia of prickle cell layer was observed in all experimental groups (100%).
After 48 hours these changes were more marked and there was disorganization of prickle cell layer.
All 3 cases showed indications of moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, including basal cell proliferation, intermediate prickle cell hyperplasia with keratohyalin granules, and variable areas of keratin formation.