hypodermal

adjective
hy·​po·​der·​mal | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈdər-məl How to pronounce hypodermal (audio) \

Definition of hypodermal

1 : of or relating to a hypodermis
2 : lying beneath an outer skin or epidermis

First Known Use of hypodermal

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hypodermal

hypo- + dermal

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“Hypodermal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypodermal. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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hypodermal

adjective
hy·​po·​der·​mal | \ -ˈdər-məl How to pronounce hypodermal (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypodermal

1 : of or relating to a hypodermis
2 : lying beneath an outer skin or epidermis hypodermal infections of cattle

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