Langerhans Lang·er·hans (läng'ər-häns'), Paul. 1847-1888.
German pathologist known especially for his histological studies of the skin and pancreas. The islets of Langerhans are named for him.
|outer protective layer or covering of an animal, such as skin or a cuticle|
|layer of granular nondividing cells lying above the stratum basale in most parts of the epidermis|
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