German: Epidermis
Japanese: 表皮

Histology. The external, protective, nonvascular layer of the skin. It is made up, from within outward, of five layers of epithelium: basal layer (stratum basale), spinous layer (stratum spinosum), granular layer (stratum granulosum), clear layer (stratum lucidum), and horny layer (stratum corneum).

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