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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Sox3-positive epitheliocytes in many of our tissue samples showed patchy distribution and dominated in the prickle cell layer (Fig.
In the present study Acanthosis, the hyperplasia of prickle cell layer was observed in all experimental groups (100%).
Keratin 1 belongs to keratin family and is a specific marker of mammal epithelium terminal differentiation since keratin 1 protein mainly locates in epithelial prickle cell layer and epithelial granular cell layer.