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der•mis



Pronunciation: (dûr'mis), [key]
n.
Anat., Zool.the dense inner layer of skin beneath the epidermis, composed of connective tissue, blood and lymph vessels, sweat glands, hair follicles, and an elaborate sensory nerve network. Also called corium.

-dermis




a combining form meaning “skin,” “layer of tissue,” used in the formation of compound words: exodermis; gastrodermis. Cf. -derm.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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