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corium

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noun co·ri·um \ˈkȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of corium

plural

coria

play \-ē-ə\
  1. :  dermis



Origin and Etymology of corium

New Latin, from Latin, leather — more at cuirass


First Known Use: 1836


Medical Dictionary

corium

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noun co·ri·um \ˈkōr-ē-əm, ˈkȯr-\

Medical Definition of corium

plural

coria

\-ē-ə\play
  1. :  dermis




Learn More about corium

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of corium Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about corium


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