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Integumentary System > Skin > Epidermis
Tissues > Epithelium > Epidermis

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Epidermis  

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  • 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).

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http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D004817

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