Huxley's layer

noun

Hux·​ley's layer ˈhəks-lēz- How to pronounce Huxley's layer (audio)
: a layer of the inner stratum of a hair follicle composed of one or two layers of horny flattened epithelial cells with nuclei and situated between Henle's layer and the cuticle next to the hair

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“Huxley's layer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Huxley%27s%20layer. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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