Usage examples for epidermal

  1. It is a cuticle formed by the solidifying of a fluid secreted by the epidermal cells, therefore without life, without the power of growth, and with only a limited capacity for stretching. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  2. So closely does the epidermal portion of the follicle invest the hair root that it is often dragged out with it, and is known as the Root Sheath. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  3. Speaking generally of epidermal tissue and inner tissue, Sachs remarks that " the contrast of the two is the plainer the more the part of the plant concerned is exposed to air and light." – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  4. He does not consider the action of external stimulation, whether the direct action on epidermal or other external structures or the indirect action through stimulation of functional activity. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  5. Material for the growth of the nail is derived from the matrix, which is lined with active epidermal cells and is richly supplied with blood vessels. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. There was, between the toes, an epidermal growth more distinct than in the case of other peoples, though not so conspicuous as to permit of the epithet " half- webbed," much less " webbed," being applied to them. – Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines by H. Wilfrid Walker
  7. It had all been merely epidermal ephemeral, part of the trivial accepted " business" of the social comedy. – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  8. This epidermal irruption of the corium takes place at definite points right round the foot. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  9. So large is it in many cases that the complete covering of the exposed surface with epidermal growths from the circumference cannot possibly be looked for. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  10. It is possible and even probable that the outer epidermal scales have a somewhat different composition to the bulk of the fibre, but whether that is the case or not is not known with any degree of certainty, this much can be asserted, that wool is not a simple definite chemical compound. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  11. There will be found an appreciable shortening of the epidermal tissues and a marked increase in length of the pith. – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  12. Or it may be able to establish a hold- fast on the tender epidermal surface, but without entering the cells, and irritate the developing organ by contact stimulation, inducing slight abnormalities; if in its further, purely superficial growth such an epiphyte covers large areas of the leaf, and especially if the hyphae are dark coloured- e. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward