Henle's layer

Henle's layer is the third and the outermost layer of the inner root sheath of the hair follicle, consisting of a single layer of cubical cells with clear flattened nuclei. It is named after German physician, pathologist and anatomist Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle.[1]

Henle's layer
Transverse section of hair follicle.
Anatomical terminology


  1. "Henle's layer". Medical Free Dictionary. Retrieved 24 December 2018.

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