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stratum lucidum

stratum lucidum in Medicine

stratum lucidum stratum lu·ci·dum (lōō'sĭ-dəm)
See clear layer of epidermis.

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  • Nails arise in the interior of the epidermis by the thickening and cornification of the stratum lucidum.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • Undermost a layer of clear compressed cells, the stratum lucidum.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks

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