hypodermis

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noun hy·po·der·mis \ˌhī-pə-ˈdər-məs\

Definition of hypodermis

  1. 1 :  the tissue immediately beneath the epidermis of a plant especially when modified to serve as a supporting and protecting layer

  2. 2 :  the cellular layer that underlies and secretes the chitinous cuticle (as of an arthropod)

  3. 3 :  superficial fascia

Origin and Etymology of hypodermis

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hypodermis

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noun hy·po·der·mis \ˌhī-pə-ˈdər-məs\

Medical Definition of hypodermis

  1. 1:  the cellular layer that underlies and secretes the chitinous cuticle (as of an arthropod)

  2. 2:  superficial fascia


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