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skin

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noun \ˈskin\

Medical Definition of skin

  1. :  the 2-layered covering of the body consisting of an outer ectodermal epidermis that is more or less cornified and penetrated by the openings of sweat and sebaceous glands and an inner mesodermal dermis that is composed largely of connective tissue and is richly supplied with blood vessels and nerves




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skin

transitive verb

Medical Definition of skin

skinned; skinning

  1. :  to cut or scrape the skin of <fell and skinned his knee>





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