Layers of Skin

"British & Spanish Grannies Love Cornflakes"

  • Stratum Basale
  • Stratum Spinosum
  • Stratum Granulosum
  • Stratum Lucidum (found in palmo-plantar skin)
  • Stratum Corneum

Also remember, Basale is the base/deepest layer as the name denotes.

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imageBasale is the base/deepest layer as the name denotes.Melanocytes are present in Stratum Basale

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