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parietal layer

The outer layer of the pleura (lungs)….

visceral layer

The inner layer of the pleura….

squamous cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis). It is also a found in the outer layer of the cervix (ectocervix) and in the main airways of the lungs….

Melanoma

…when it is still confined to the top layer of the skin (epidermis). The deeper a melanoma penetrates into the lower layers of the skin, the greater the risk that it could spread to the nearby lymph nodes or other…

basal cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis).

surface epithelium

A skin-like layer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium)….

mole

A mole (nevus) is a pigmented (colored) spot on the outer layer of the skin. Moles can be round, oval, flat, or raised. They can occur singly or in clusters on any part of the body. Most moles are brown,…

dermis

The lower layer of the two main layers that make up the skin.

superficial skin cancer

Cancer that only affects cells on the surface of the top layer of the skin. Not invasive….

Skin Cancer

…but can occur anywhere on the body. Skin has several layers. Skin cancer begins in the epidermis (outer layer), which is made up of squamous cells, basal cells, and melanocytes. There are several different types of skin cancer. Squamous cell…