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STRATUM BASALE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does stratum basale mean? 

STRATUM BASALE (noun)
  The noun STRATUM BASALE has 1 sense:

1. the innermost layer of the epidermis

  Familiarity information: STRATUM BASALE used as a noun is very rare.


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STRATUM BASALE (noun)


Sense 1stratum basale [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The innermost layer of the epidermis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

malpighian layer; rete Malpighii; stratum basale; stratum germinativum

Hypernyms ("stratum basale" is a kind of...):

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))

Holonyms ("stratum basale" is a part of...):

cuticle; epidermis (the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates)


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