dermis

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der·mis

noun \ˈdər-məs\

Definition of DERMIS

:  the sensitive vascular inner mesodermic layer of the skin —called also corium, cutis — see hair illustration

Origin of DERMIS

New Latin, from Late Latin -dermis
First Known Use: circa 1830

Rhymes with DERMIS

der·mis

noun \ˈdər-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DERMIS

: the sensitive vascular inner mesodermic layer of the skin—called also corium, cutis, cutis vera, derma

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