Eleidin
Eleidin E*le"i*din, n. (Biol.) Lifeless matter deposited in the form of minute granules within the protoplasm of living cells. [1913 Webster]

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  • Eleidin — is a substance similar to keratin, which is present in the stratum lucidum of the skin (Ross Pawlina, 2006). Eleidin is also a transformation product of keratohyalin. This is lifeless matter deposited in form of minute granules within the… …   Wikipedia

  • eleidin — A refractile and weakly staining keratin present in the cells of the stratum lucidum of the palmar and plantar epidermis. * * * el·e·i·din (el eґĭ din) a protein chemically related to keratin, found in the cells of the stratum lucidum of the …   Medical dictionary

  • eleidin — ele·i·din …   English syllables

  • eleidin — ə̇ˈlēə̇də̇n noun ( s) Etymology: French eleidine, from eleo elaio + ide ide + ine in : a substance related to keratin and occurring in small granules that stain deeply with hematoxylin and are located in the cells of the stratum lucidum of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stratum lucidum — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = stratum lucidum epidermidis GraySubject = 234 GrayPage = 1064 Caption = Section of epidermis. (Stratum lucidum labeled at left, second from top.) Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Epidermis (Wirbeltiere) — Schichten der Haut Als Epidermis (griech. epi über, darauf; derma Haut) bezeichnet man die Oberhaut bei Wirbeltieren und beim Menschen. Sie bildet als äußerste Hautschicht die eigentliche Schutzhülle gegenüber der Umwelt. Von innen nach außen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keratohyalin — ist ein chemisch nicht genau definiertes Eiweiß, das bei der Verhornung in der Körner (Stratum granulosum) und Stachelzellschicht (Stratum spinosum) von Epithelien in Form kleiner Körnchen (Granula) innerhalb der Zellen angesammelt wird.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • eponychium — 1. The thin, condensed, eleidin rich layer of epidermis that precedes and initially covers the nail plate in the embryo. It normally degenerates by the eighth month except at the nail base where it remains as the cuticle of the nail. 2. [NA] The… …   Medical dictionary

  • éléidine — [eleidin] n. f. ÉTYM. D. i. (XXe); du rad. lat. mod. elei , correspondant au grec elaiô « d olive, d huile » (elaiôn « huile »; elaiôeidês « huileux »), suff. ine; cf. élaïdine, 1819, Poutet. → aussi Éléis. ❖ ♦ Biochim. Substance protéique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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