hypodermal

adjective

hy·​po·​der·​mal ˌhī-pə-ˈdər-məl How to pronounce hypodermal (audio)
1
: of or relating to a hypodermis
2
: lying beneath an outer skin or epidermis

Examples of hypodermal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The skin construct displayed signs of integration as early as 7 days post-implantation (Figure 3), even at the hypodermal level. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 4 Jan. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

hypo- + dermal

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hypodermal was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Hypodermal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypodermal. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

hypodermal

adjective
hy·​po·​der·​mal -ˈdər-məl How to pronounce hypodermal (audio)
1
: of or relating to a hypodermis
2
: lying beneath an outer skin or epidermis
hypodermal infections of cattle
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