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Medical Term:

dermoepidermal interface

Definition

the interdigitating junction between the epidermis and the papillary layer of the dermis, where the dermal papillae fit into corresponding evaginations on the deep surface of the epidermis.

Synonym(s): dermoepidermal junction

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