dermPronunciation: (dûrm), [key]
a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope.
var. of dermato-
before a vowel: dermoid.
var. of -dermatous,
usually with nouns (melanoderm; pachyderm
), or var. of -dermis
(blastoderm; ectoderm; mesoderm
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