Section of Epidermis (Skin)
Section of epidermis. Labels: H, horny layer, consisting of s, superficial horny scales; sw, swollen-out horny cells; s.l., clear layer; M, Malpighian layer, consisting of s.gr. granular layer; p, many-sided or prickle cells; c, columnar cells. Nerve fibrils may be traced passing up between the epithelium cells of the Malpighian layer.
GalleriesHuman Skin, Hair, and Nails
Kimber, Diana C. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1907)