Keratinocytes

Science / Biology / Keratinocytes: The basic cell type of the epidermis; produced by basal cells in the inner layer of the epidermis.

Keratin

Science / Biology / Keratin: A fibrous protein that fills mature keratinocytes near the skins surface. MORE

Epidermis

Science / Biology / Epidermis: 1. The outermost layer of skin consisting of several layers of epithelial cells&emdash;notably, keratinocytes&emdash;and, in the inner layer of the epidermis, basal cells and melanocytes. 2. The outer MORE

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