papillary layer

noun

Medical Definition of papillary layer

: the superficial layer of the dermis raised into papillae that fit into corresponding depressions on the inner surface of the epidermis

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“Papillary layer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/papillary%20layer. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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