papillary layer


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strat·um pa·pil·la·'re co·r'i·i

the more superficial layer of the corium, the papillae of which interdigitate with the epidermis.
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papillary layer

The superficial layer of the dermis lying immediately under the epidermis into which it extends, forming dermal papillae.
Synonym: stratum papillare
See also: layer
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