stratum corneum

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stratum corneum

[′strad·əm ′kȯr·nē·əm]
(histology)
The outer layer of flattened keratinized cells of the epidermis.
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Fully developed lesions show pale acanthotic epidermis and beneath the original cornified layer, recognizable by its basket-wave appearance, the very beginning of formation of a scale-crust can be seen (7).
The cornified layer of the plantar graft was easily separated showing the underlying pink shiny healthy graft which was taken as sign of graft epithelialization.