corneocyte

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cor·ne·o·cyte

(kōr'nē-ō-sīt'),
The dead keratin-filled squamous cell of the stratum corneum.
[cornea, L. fem. of corneus, horny, + G. kytos, cell]
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Patient with systemic disease such as endocrine disorders (diabetes mellitus) and respiratory disease had a significant reduction in keratinized cell count of hard palate but an increased count in the buccal mucosa compared to control.
Adult skin does not regenerate that intensively leading to a thick layer of keratinized cells forming on the surface.
For domestic animals--prey creatures like sheep, goats, and some cattle--the defense and warfare seems to be the reigning theory of why evolution gave them bony protuberances covered with skin and keratinized cells sprouting from their head.
Within the cones is disordered keratinization and desquamation which results in the accumulation of keratinized cells, or microcholesteatomas.
Tight junctions reside between the keratinized cells of the stratum corneum and between the outermost granular cells (Farquhar and Palade, 1965).
There is also a change in the production and adherences of the keratinized cells in the follicles and blackheads are formed as a result of combination of these adhered cells and sebum.
The limitations of the cytopathological technique include the risk of false-negative results if the collected sample is superficial, (12) if only keratinized cells from well-differentiated and keratotic lesions are observed in smears, and cases of malignant lesions with little nuclear atypia.
They are strongly keratinized cells arranged longitudinally.
When nuclei are retained in keratinized cells, the process is termed parakeratosis.
Summary: Human hair is a solid filament composed of compactly cemented keratinized cells that is formed from the matrix lying deep in the scalp.
The vaginal smears were scored according to the following classification: vaginal epithelial and keratinized cells were considered to indicate oestrous phase (E); traces of secretory material with cellular debris, few intact cells and few leucocyte were considered to indicate dioestrus phase (D); presence of intermediary cells, with rare parabasal cells and leucocytes were considered pro-oestrus phase (P); presence of leucocytes, often in large numbers, and intermediary cells were considered to indicate metoestrous phase (M).