Medical Dictionary

stratum lucidum

noun stratum lu·ci·dum \-ˈlü-sə-dəm\

Medical Definition of stratum lucidum


strata lucida

  1. :  a thin somewhat translucent layer of cells lying superficial to the stratum granulosum and under the stratum corneum especially in thickened parts of the epidermis (as of the palms or the soles of the feet)

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