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  • n. A clear intracellular protein present in the stratum lucidum of the skin, a transformation product of keratohyalin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lifeless matter deposited in the form of minute granules within the protoplasm of living cells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a substance found in the stratum granulosum and elsewhere in the epidermis, and staining very deeply with carmine: regarded by Waldeyer as identical with hyaline, and called on that account by Unna ceratohyalin.

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