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Synonyms for epidermal

of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula

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Background: Dermatoglyphics is the scientific term used for study of epidermal ridges and their configuration on the palmer region of hand and planter region of foot and toes.
In this selected area of the prints, epidermal ridges of both males and females were counted carefully within a square of 5mm x 5mm drawn on a transparent film fixed to the lens (8).
Epidermis of palms and soles has a characteristic pattern of epidermal ridges appeared during intrauterine life.
Fingerprints are the friction ridge impressions of pattern formed by papillary or epidermal ridges of terminal part of the finger.
(1970): 'Frequency of fork in epidermal ridge minutiae in fingerprint.' Am J Phys Anthrop 32: 41-48.
The term dermatoglyphics was coined by Harold Cummins in 1926, which is used for the studies of epidermal ridges on the nonhairy part of palm, fingers, toes, and soles.
Embryologic development of epidermal ridges and their configurations.
Histologically, it consists of multiple papilliferous epidermal ridges covered and bridged by abundant amount of keratin.
Splinter hemorrhages are due to trauma together with increased vascularity and fragility of the nail bed dermis.13 Anatomically nail bed has longitudinal ridges and small hemorrhages from dermis can only pool longitudinally between various epidermal ridges. These splinter hemorrhages are dragged distally along with the outgrowth of the nail plate.