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[L. cuticula, little skin] A layer of solid or semisolid tissue that covers the free surface of a layer of epithelial cells. It may be horny or chitinous and sometimes is calcified. Examples include the enamel cuticle of a tooth and the capsule of the lens of the eye.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Cuticle." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757667/all/cuticle.
Cuticle. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757667/all/cuticle. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Cuticle. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757667/all/cuticle
Cuticle [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757667/all/cuticle.
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