prickle cell


prick·​le cell ˈprik-əl- How to pronounce prickle cell (audio)
: a cell of the stratum spinosum of the skin having numerous intercellular bridges which give the separated cells a prickly appearance in microscopic preparations

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“Prickle cell.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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