The Epidermis

Epidermis Cell Types The epidermis is the most superficial layer of the cutaneous membrane. It is composed of stratified squamous epithelium and consists of four types of cells: Keratinocytes Melanocytes Merkel Cells Langerhans Cells Keratinocytes are the most abundant and prominent cell type in the epidermis layer. It produces a protein called keratin that helpsContinue reading “The Epidermis”