stratum

(redirected from stratum corneum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to stratum corneum: stratum granulosum, Stratum spinosum
See: class
References in periodicals archive ?
Weaknesses of jet injections consist of a laser which is also able to be employed to thermally ablate parts of the stratum corneum creating pores [3].
Decreased level of ceramides in stratum corneum of atopic dermatitis: an etiologic factor in atopic dry skin?
TEWL through the stratum corneum and skin appendages under non-sweating conditions is the imperceptible water loss.
Ichthyoses, a group of genetic skin disorders, are associated with defects in the gene for filaggrin that affect barrier function of the epidermis and thus cause build-up of stratum corneum (hyperkeratosis) and scaling.
The decreased level of NMF results in a change of pH in stratum corneum, which may affect the activity of KLK5, 7 and injure the skin barrier further.
How much thinner is the epidermis and stratum corneum of infants compared to adults?
In this supplement, the authors review the physiology of the stratum corneum across the age spectrum and a range of demographic and other variables, consider AD as an exemplar of stratum corneum barrier perturbation, provide an overview of the chemistry of skin cleansers, and offer recommendations for incorporating well skin care into every clinical encounter.
We hypothesized that high-intensity exercise may decrease both skin SIgA secretion and moisture content of the stratum corneum while increasing skin HBD-2 expression.
It has been reported that alcohol may alter or form additional pore/polar pathways in the stratum corneum as a result of combination of changes in protein conformation, reorganization within the lipid polar head region or lipid extraction and also induced the reduction in the barrier property of SC [20].
Citing nine studies on humans, pigs, and mice, the authors concluded that the minerals in sizes of 10-100 nm did not penetrate the human stratum corneum beyond five layers, although they could be seen in the openings of the hair follicles.
Keywords: skin, stratum corneum, hair follicles, histology, Myotis ricketti
The "acid mantle" of the stratum corneum in the outer epidermis has been shown to play an important role in both permeability barrier function and cutaneous antimicrobial defense.

Full browser ?