Definition of desmosome
: a specialized structure of the cell membrane especially of an epithelial cell that serves as a zone of adhesion to anchor contiguous cells together
desmosomalplay \-ˌsō-məl\ adjective
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Desmosomes are the fibers that bind the dead skin cells together.
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