OBO ID: ZFA:0009158
Term Name: keratinocyte Search Ontology:
Synonyms: keratinocytes
Definition: An epidermal cell which synthesizes keratin and undergoes a characteristic change as it moves upward from the basal layers of the epidermis to the cornified (horny) layer of the skin. Successive stages of differentiation of the keratinocytes forming the epidermal layers are basal cell, spinous or prickle cell, and the granular cell.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000312, TAO:0009158
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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