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dermis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dermis  \Der"mis\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Derm}.]  (Anat.) 
  The  deep  sensitive  layer  of  the  skin  beneath  the  scarfskin  or 
  epidermis;  --  called  also  {true  skin},  {derm},  {derma}, 
  {corium},  {cutis},  and  {enderon}.  See  {Skin},  and  Illust.  in 
  Appendix. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dermis 
  n  :  the  deep  vascular  inner  layer  of  the  skin  [syn:  {corium},  {derma}] 




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