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Meaning of DERMIS

Pronunciation:  'durmis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the deep vascular inner layer of the skin
 

DERMIS is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: corium, derma
 
 See Also: cutis, skin, stratum, tegument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Der"mis\, n. [NL. See {Derm}.] (Anat.)
The deep sensitive layer of the skin beneath the scarfskin or
epidermis; -- called also {true skin}, {derm}, {derma},
{corium}, {cutis}, and {enderon}. See {Skin}, and Illust. in
Appendix.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The lower or inner layer of the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The layer of skin just beneath the epidermis; it is composed of dense vascular connective tissue.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blastoderm, coat, cuticle, cutis, cutis vera, derma, ectoblast, ectoderm, endothelium, entoderm, epiblast, epidermis, epithelium, fell, fleece, flesh, fur, furring, hide, hypodermis, imitation fur, imitation leather, integument, jacket, leather, leather paper, Leatherette, Leatheroid, mesoderm, outer layer, outer skin, pavement epithelium, pelt, peltry, rawhide, rind, scarfskin, sheath, skin, skins, tegument, vair
 

 

 

 

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