epidermidalization

noun
ep·​i·​der·​mi·​dal·​iza·​tion | \ ˌep-ə-ˌdər-məd-ᵊl-ə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce epidermidalization (audio) \

Medical Definition of epidermidalization

: the transformation of cuboidal cells derived from the stratum basale into flattened cells of the outer horny layer of the skin

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“Epidermidalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epidermidalization. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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