Henle layer

Henle layer
the outer layer of cells of the inner root sheath of a hair follicle, lying between the outer root sheath and the Huxley layer. See illustration.

Henle and Huxley layers in the inner root sheath in a longitudinal section of a hair follicle.

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  • Henle's layer — Hen·le s layer hen lēz n a single layer of cuboidal epithelium forming the outer boundary of the inner stratum of a hair follicle compare HUXLEY S LAYER Hen·le hen lə Friedrich Gustav Jacob (1809 1885) German anatomist and histologist. One of… …   Medical dictionary

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • Henle's layer — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 234 GrayPage = 1068 Caption = Transverse section of hair follicle. Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 05 DorlandsSuf = 12480571 Henle s layer is the third… …   Wikipedia

  • Henle — Friedrich G.J., German anatomist, pathologist, and histologist, 1809–1885. See crypts of H., under crypt, H. ampulla, H. ansa, H. glands, under gland, H. fissures, under fissure, H. layer, H. fiber layer, H. nervous layer, H. loop, H. membrane, H …   Medical dictionary

  • Henle ampulla loop etc. — Hen·le ampulla, loop, etc. (henґle) [Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German anatomist, 1809–1885] see under fiber, gland, layer, membrane, and reaction, and see ampulla ductus deferentis, ansa nephroni, falx inguinalis, and spina suprameatica …   Medical dictionary

  • Henle fiber layer — the outer plexiform layer in the region of the macula lutea; see also entoretina …   Medical dictionary

  • Huxley layer — a layer of the inner root sheath of a hair follicle, lying between the Henle layer and the cuticle of the root sheath. See illustration …   Medical dictionary

  • Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle — (July 9, 1809 May 13, 1885) was a German physician, pathologist and anatomist. He is credited with the discovery of the loop of Henle in the kidney. His essay On Miasma and Contagia was an early argument for the germ theory of disease. He was an… …   Wikipedia

  • Loop of Henle — Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Loop of Henle visible center left.) Latin ansa nephroni Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Descending limb of loop of Henle — Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Labeled at center left.) …   Wikipedia

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