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Epidermis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Epidermis
Tree Number(s)
A10.272.497
A17.815.250
Unique ID
D004817
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004817
Scope Note
The external, nonvascular layer of the skin. It is made up, from within outward, of five layers of EPITHELIUM: (1) basal layer (stratum basale epidermidis); (2) spinous layer (stratum spinosum epidermidis); (3) granular layer (stratum granulosum epidermidis); (4) clear layer (stratum lucidum epidermidis); and (5) horny layer (stratum corneum epidermidis).
Previous Indexing
Skin (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Entry Combination
cytology:Epidermal Cells
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/01
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Epidermis Preferred
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