Definition of Malpighian layer in English:

Malpighian layer

Line breaks: Mal|pig¦hian layer
Pronunciation: /malˈpɪɡɪən
 
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noun

Zoology & Anatomy
  • A layer in the epidermis in which skin cells are continually formed by division.
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    • The strata basale and spinosum are also referred to as the Malpighian layer.
    • Following these early changes, the cells of the Malpighian layer become swollen and vacuolated.
    • Among the Malpighian layer is another type of cell called melanocyte which produces a chemical called melanin.

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