keratinocyte
Cell found in skin-associated lymphoid tissue; secretes cytokines that may induce an inflammatory response.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Keratinocyte — Kératinocyte Les kératinocytes sont des cellules constituant 90 % de la couche superficielle de la peau (épiderme) et des phanères (ongles, cheveux, poils, plumes, écailles). Ils synthétisent la kératine (kératinisation), une protéine… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Keratinocyte — The keratinocyte is the major cell type of the epidermis, making up about 90% of epidermal cells. The epidermis is divided into four or five layers (depending on the type of skin) based on keratinocyte morphology:#stratum basale (at the junction… …   Wikipedia

  • Kératinocyte — Les kératinocytes sont des cellules constituant 90 % de la couche superficielle de la peau (épiderme) et des phanères (ongles, cheveux, poils, plumes, écailles). Ils synthétisent la kératine (kératinisation), une protéine fibreuse et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • keratinocyte — A cell of the living epidermis and certain oral epithelium that produces keratin in the process of differentiating into the dead and fully keratinized cells of the stratum corneum. * * * ke·ra·ti·no·cyte kə rat ən ə .sīt, .ker ə tin …   Medical dictionary

  • keratinocyte — Skin cell, of the keratinized layer of epidermis: its characteristic intermediate filament protein is cytokeratin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • keratinocyte — noun A cell in the epidermis that produces keratin …   Wiktionary

  • keratinocyte — n. main cell of the epidermis that makes up approximately 90% of epidermal cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keratinocyte — [ˌkɛrə tɪnə(ʊ)sʌɪt] noun Biology an epidermal cell which produces keratin …   English new terms dictionary

  • keratinocyte — ke·rat·in·o·cyte …   English syllables

  • keratinocyte — n. a type of cell that makes up 95% of the cells of the epidermis. Keratinocytes migrate from the deeper layers of the epidermis and are finally shed from the surface of the skin …   The new mediacal dictionary

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