epitrichium


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dome cell

one of the rounded surface cells of the periderm layer of the fetal epidermis.

per·i·derm

, periderma (per'i-derm, -i-dĕr'mă),
The outermost layer of the epidermis of the embryo and fetus to the sixth month of intrauterine life; desquamated peridermal cells are a considerable component of the vernix caseosa.
Synonym(s): epitrichium
[peri- + G. derma, skin]

epitrichium

/ep·i·trich·i·um/ (ep″ĭ-trik´e-um) periderm (1).

per·i·derm

, periderma (per'i-dĕrm, -dĕr'mă)
The outermost layer of the epidermis of the embryo and fetus up to the sixth month of intrauterine life; desquamated epitrichial cells are a considerable component of the vernix caseosa.
Synonym(s): epitrichium.
[peri- + G. derma, skin]

epitrichium