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.

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