What cell types are associated with the epidermis?
Keratinocytes, Melanocytes, Langerhans cells, Merkel's cells.
The skin is composed of epidermis and dermis. The epidermis is an epithelial layer and the dermis is a layer of connective tissue.
The epidermis consists mainly of a stratified squamous keratinized epithelium. So, the keratinocytes are the most abundant in epidermis. But there are 3 other types of cells, in small number. They are : Melanocytes, Langerhans cells and Merkel's cells.
Following are two diagrams of epidermis of skin showing all 4 cell types :