dermatome

noun der·ma·tome \ ˈdər-mə-ˌtōm \

Definition of dermatome

:the lateral wall of a somite from which the dermis is produced

dermatomal

play \ˌdər-mə-ˈtō-məl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dermatome

International Scientific Vocabulary dermat- + -ome


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dermatome

noun der·ma·tome \ ˈdər-mə-ˌtōm \

medical Definition of dermatome

1 :an instrument for cutting skin for use in grafting
2 :the lateral wall of a somite from which the dermis is produced

dermatomal

play \ˌdər-mə-ˈtō-məl\ or dermatomic play \-mik\ adjective

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