stratum lucidum

noun
stratum lu·​ci·​dum | \ -ˈlü-sə-dəm How to pronounce stratum lucidum (audio) \
plural strata lucida\ -​də How to pronounce strata lucida (audio) \

Medical Definition of stratum lucidum

: 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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“Stratum lucidum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stratum%20lucidum. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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