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Epidermis Anatomy

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Updated April 22, 2014

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Stratum Granulosum
Epidermis Anatomy

The cells in the stratum granulosum, or granular layer, have lost their nuclei and are characterized by dark clumps of cytoplasmic material. There is a lot of activity in this layer as keratin proteins and water-proofing lipids are being produced and organized.

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