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A layer in the epidermis in which skin cells are continually formed by division.
- ‘The strata basale and spinosum are also referred to as the Malpighian layer.’
- ‘Together with the stratum basale it is sometimes referred to as the Malpighian layer (living layer).’
- ‘The Malpighian layer is itself layered, the bottom layer of which is the basal layer.’
- ‘Following these early changes, the cells of the Malpighian layer become swollen and vacuolated.’
- ‘In Malpighian layers, disulfide cross-links only occurred just beneath the transition zone in thickened cell membranes.’
- ‘Among the Malpighian layer is another type of cell called melanocyte which produces a chemical called melanin.’
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