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- n. A protein structure found in granules in the stratum granulosum of the epidermis, which may be involved in keratinization, and in Hassall corpuscles in the thymus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as ccratohyalin.
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- n. hyaline in the large granules of the stratum granulosum
The stratum lucidum appears in section as a homogeneous or dimly striated membrane, composed of closely packed cells in which traces of flattened nuclei may be found, and in which minute granules of a substance named keratohyalin are present.
Note that FLG2 labels are either diffusely dispersed in the cytoplasm (panel c) or grouped as keratohyalin granules (panel d).
FLG2 labels were dispersed diffusely throughout the cytoplasm in the SC, while in the SG, FLG2 was localized to irregularly-shaped keratohyalin granules of various sizes (