Why does stratum lucidum have dead cells?
The stratum lucidum is a layer of the epidermis that is not found in most of the skin covering the body. It is a layer that measures two to three cells in thickness found only on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.
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The cells in the stratum lucidum are dead keratinocytes because all keratinocytes begin to die as they leave the stratum granulosum layer below. For...
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What is the epidermis? Learn the definition of the epidermis, where it is located in the body, the layers and parts of the epidermis, and its function.