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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The histology of the palmar surface reveals a well-defined stratum lucidum and thick stratum corneum and stratum spinosum.
Glabrous skin has thicker epidermal layer with well defined stratum lucidum and corneum.
The main cells of the epidermis are the keratinocytes, these constitute about 95% of the epidermal cells, which consist of the stratum germinativum, stratum malpighii, stratum granulosum, stratum corneum and stratum lucidum in the palms and soles and .

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