Definition of Skin cell

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

Group relationships: Cutis, Skin, Tegument
Specialized synonyms: Epidermal Cell, Prickle Cell
Generic synonyms: Somatic Cell, Vegetative Cell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skin Cell

skin-muscle reflexes
skin-puncture test
skin-pupillary reflex
skin aging
skin and bone
skin and bones
skin and connective tissue diseases
skin back
skin botflies
skin cancer
skin care
skin cell (current term)
skin color
skin colour
skin condition
skin disease
skin disorder
skin diving
skin doctor
skin dose
skin effect
skin effects
skin eruption
skin flap
skin flicks

Literary usage of Skin cell

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

1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"A macula, or spot on the skin. CELL, Cella. A small cavity. The same signification as cellule. Also, a vesicle composed of a membranous cell-wall, with, ..."

2. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"Colchicine, an extract of meadow saffron used The microfilament bundles in this skin cell have been stained with modified antibodies that glow under ..."

3. The Laws of Heredity by George Archdall O'Brien Reid (1910)
"According to this hypothesis, a skin-cell assumes the appearance and qualities of its kind, not because its germ-plasm (' idio-plasm ') differs from that of ..."

4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"A macula (qv) or spot on the skin. CELL, Cella. A small cavity. The same signification as Cellule (qv) CELL, APOPLECTIC, see Apoplectic cell—e. ..."

5. Companion Book of Complete Membership in the Ralston Health Club by Ralston Health Club, Edmund Shaftesbury (1895)
"... while Figure 297 shows the shape of a skin-cell, when it reaches the surface, to be quite flat. The cells come to the surface little by little, and, ..."

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