stratum corneum epidermidis

(redirected from corneal layer of epidermis)

strat·um cor·ne·um ep·i·derm·i·dis

the outer layer of the epidermis, consisting of several layers of flat keratinized nonnucleated cells.

stra·tum cor·ne·um ep·i·derm·i·dis

(strā'tŭm kōr'nē-ŭm ep-i-dĕrm'i-dis)
The outermost layer of the epidermis, consisting of nonliving, nonnucleated, fully keratinized epithelial cells about to be lost by desquamation.
Synonym(s): corneal layer, horny layer.