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cornified

 [kor´nĭ-fīd]
converted into keratin; see also keratinization.

ker·a·tin·ized

(ker'ă-ti-nīzd),
Having become keratinous.
Synonym(s): cornified

cornified

converted into horny tissue (keratin); keratinized.
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Cornified cells predominated in the estrous phase although few superficial nucleated cells were found.
Backendorf, "ROS quenching potential of the epidermal cornified cell envelope," Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.
The SC is made up of corneocytes: terminally differentiated keratinocytes, highly cross-linked by transglutaminases with cornified envelope proteins such as loricrin, involucrin, filaggrin, and small proline-rich proteins.
Certain types of HPV are epitheliotropic and invade cornified squamous epithelium while some other mucosotropic types show preference for uncornified mucous membranes.
They are usually restricted to the non-living cornified layer of the epidermis because of their inability to penetrate viable tissue of an immunocompetent host.
AD is associated with marked decrease in skin barrier function due to the downregulation of cornified envelope genes like filaggrin and loricrin reduced ceramide levels increased proteolytic enzymes and enhanced transepidermal water loss.
Diestrus was identified by predominance of small cells (leukocytes) as well as larger, round, nucleated epithelial cells and cornified epithelial cells; diestrus II by leukocytes and round, nucleated epithelial cells with few cornified epithelial cells; proestrus by round, nucleated epithelial cells; and estrus by cornified epithelial cells.
Fully developed lesions show pale acanthotic epidermis and beneath the original cornified layer, recognizable by its basket-wave appearance, the very beginning of formation of a scale-crust can be seen (7).
Keratinous substances which are important natural material, occurring in nature mainly in the form of hairs, wools, feathers, horns, hooves, nails, skin and other cornified appendages constitutes natural baits for these fungi.
After vaginal introitus, vaginal lavage was taken daily from each mouse to determine the age at first estrus (puberty) judged from the cornified smear (Cooper et al.
The stratum corneum consists of between 10 and 30 layers (depending on anatomic site) of keratinocytes that have differentiated to become anucleated corneocytes; in these cells, the plasma membrane is replaced by a layer of large protein molecules--the cornified envelope.