Definition of Epidermal cell

1. Noun. Any of the cells making up the epidermis.

Group relationships: Cuticle, Epidermis
Generic synonyms: Skin Cell
Specialized synonyms: Melanoblast, Melanocyte

Medical Definition of Epidermal cell

1. 1. Cell of epidermis in animals. 2. Plant cell on the surface of a leaf or other young plant tissue, where bark is absent. The exposed surface is covered with a layer of cutin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epidermal Cell

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epidermal cell (current term)
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epidermal growth factor
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epidermal growth factor receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
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epidermeous
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epidermic-dermic nevus

Literary usage of Epidermal cell

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1. A treatise on zoology. by E. Ray Lankester (1901)
"... in an epidermal cell;./', parenchymal syncytium ; /,-, the nucleus of a muscle cell (or myoblast); I, gland cell; o, oblique or diagonal muscles ; rf, ..."

2. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In consequence of the U-shape of the di visi on-wall which separates the mother- cell of the stoma from the epidermal cell, the former is half, ..."

3. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"185, v), horse-shoe shaped, and cutting off a small cell from one corner of an epidermal cell. A similar wall forms within this small cell, parallel to the ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1898)
"1. Cell cavity of epidermal cells large. a. Stratification of epidermal cell-walls evident. ... Stratification of epidermal cell-walls not evident. ..."

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