corneum : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off
- Below the skin's outermost horny layer, or stratum corneum (see diagram), lies a germinative layer where, on exposure to sunlight, the pigment-producing cells are stimulated to .
- Robert Greenberg in New York Times
These ceramides help bind the stratum corneum and keep the barrier from breaking down,said Dr. Robert Greenberg, a dermatologist in Vernon Rockville, Conn.