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the interdigitating junction between the epidermis and the papillary layer of the dermis, where the dermal papillae fit into corresponding evaginations on the deep surface of the epidermis.
Synonym(s): dermoepidermal junction
dermoepidermal junction; DEJ undulating basement membrane zone between superficial (stratum papillare) and basal layer (stratum basale) of the epidermis
pertaining to the dermis and the epidermis.
is straight compared to the undulating border in humans; consists of lamina lucida externa, lamina densa, lamina lucida interna and anchoring filaments.