Definition of Rete Malpighii

1. Noun. The innermost layer of the epidermis.

Exact synonyms: Malpighian Layer, Stratum Basale, Stratum Germinativum
Group relationships: Cuticle, Epidermis
Generic synonyms: Stratum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rete Malpighii

rete Malpighii (current term)
rete acromiale
rete arteriosum
rete articulare cubiti
rete articulare genus
rete calcaneum
rete canalis hypoglossi
rete carpi dorsale
rete carpi posterius
rete cutaneum corii
rete cyst of ovary
rete foraminis ovalis
rete malleolare laterale
rete malleolare mediale

Literary usage of Rete Malpighii

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"3 so beautifully shows, this deep pink colour is exhibited not only by cells of the upper rete Malpighii, but also by cells of the true rete ..."

2. A Manual of Histology by Thomas Edward Satterthwaite (1881)
"The rete Malpighii consists of nucleated corpuscles, rich in protoplasm, granular in appearance, and disposed more or less in parallel strata, the elements ..."

3. The Clinical Journal (1900)
"Unna found that the " prickle layer " (rete Malpighii) in the milder cases (7. nítida) was always at the same time diminished in thickness, ..."

4. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"In the coloured races of mankind, there is, at first sight, some ground for supposing the rete Malpighii to be a structure distinct from the other layers of ..."

5. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1881)
"Weigert regards thi- n- of cells in the rete Malpighii as the first and the ... The cells in the upper and the middle layers of the rete Malpighii are those ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1883)
"In the rete Malpighii he describes cells containing singly or double ... After this exudation, the rete Malpighii becomes infiltrated with small cells and ..."

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