Definitions for "Keratinocyte"
The most common type of cell in the epidermis. The protective outer stratum corneum layer is made up of dead keratinocytes that have become stuck together.
a type of skin cell; hyperproliferation (accelerated growth) of these cells leads to development of psoriasis lesions.
(KER ah TIN oh SITE): Epidermal cell that undergoes differentiation to eventually become a dead, flattened cell of the stratum corneum.