stratum lucidum

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Related to stratum lucidum: stratum granulosum, dermis, Stratum spinosum
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Noun1.stratum lucidum - the layer of epidermis immediately under the stratum corneum in the skin of the palms and soles
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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These are (from outer to inner): the stratum corneum, stratum lucidum, stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum, and stratum basale.

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