Malpighian layer

noun

Definition of Malpighian layer

: the deeper part of the epidermis consisting of cells whose protoplasm has not yet changed into horny material

First Known Use of malpighian layer

1871

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Malpighian layer

noun

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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