Definition of Malpighian layer
: the deeper part of the epidermis consisting of cells whose protoplasm has not yet changed into horny material
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Medical Definition of Malpighian layer
: the deepest part of the epidermis that consists of the stratum basale and stratum spinosum and is the site of mitotic activity
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