Term: keratinocyte cell population proliferation
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Name: keratinocyte
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.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009158]
Name: cell population proliferation
Synonyms: cell proliferation
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008283]   QuickGO   AmiGO