Medical Definition of Rete pegs

1. Downward thickening of the epidermis between the dermal papillae; peg is a misnomer because the dermal papillae are cylindrical but the epidermal thickening between papillae is not. Synonym: interpapillary ridges, rete pegs. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rete Pegs

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
rete mirabile
rete ovarii
rete patellae
rete pegs (current term)
rete ridges
rete subpapillare
rete vasculosum articulare
rete venosum dorsale manus
rete venosum dorsale pedis
rete venosum plantare
reteach
reteaches
reteaching
reteam
reteamed
reteaming
reteams

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