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stratum spinosum

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noun stratum spi·no·sum \-spi-ˈnō-səm\

Medical Definition of stratum spinosum

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strata spinosa

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  1. :  the layers of prickle cells over the layer of the stratum basale capable of undergoing mitosis—called also prickle cell layer; see malpighian layer




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