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.

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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