rete ridge

n.

Epidermal thickenings that extend downward between dermal papillae.

Nearby words

  1. rete arteriosum,
  2. rete articulare,
  3. rete cutaneum corii,
  4. rete mirabile,
  5. rete ovarii,
  6. rete subpapillare,
  7. rete testis,
  8. rete venosum,
  9. retell,
  10. retelling


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