epidermis

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Synonyms for epidermis

the tissue forming the external covering of the body

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For example, there are a number of skin tests available that use human reconstructed skin, such as EpiDerm, as well as the 3T3 neutral red uptake test for sunlight-induced "phototoxicity," and the Bovine Cornea Opacity and Permeability test for eye corrosion.
The RSMN Assay uses the EpiDerm 3D skin model developed by MatTek.
Low TFF1 expression is also noted in the small intestine, colon and breast epiderm.
When Bergvall writes in "Middling English" about her desire to "irritate English at its epiderm," she is also speaking of her individuated accent as a poetic irritant to the homogenizing forces of "the middling," which is a "smoothing over, a tense flattening, an artificial erosion, a surface stiffening" of the English language.
Segments develop sequentially from pockets of mesoderm, which form new coelomic compartments through schizocoely, along with continued elongation of the epiderm.
Current in vitro products include EpiAirway, EpiDerm, EpiDermFT, EpiGingival, EpiOcular, EpiOral, EpiVaginal, and MelanoDerm tissue models, and Human Dendritic Cells.
Examples of recent in vitro method validations by ECVAM in the area of topical toxicity are 3T3 neutral red uptake phototoxicity test, EpiSkin skin corrosivity test, rat transcutaneous electrical resistance skin corrosivity test, and EpiDerm skin corrosivity test.
The potter no longer is his skin: 'I feel between my self and my epiderm a gap, a thin space where the wedge of spiritual dissociation could be set' (p.
Camouflage cosmetic companies whose products are available on prescription include: Covermark, Epiderm Ltd (Tel; 01629 826833), Dermablend, Brodie & Stone (0171 278 9597).