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dermis

 [der´mis]
the true skin; the fibrous inner layer of the skin just beneath the epidermis, derived from the embryonic mesoderm, varying from 0.05 cm to 0.3 cm in thickness, well supplied with nerves and blood vessels and containing hair roots, sebaceous glands, and sweat glands; on the palms and soles the dermis bears ridges whose arrangement in whorls and loops is unique to the individual. Called also corium. adj., adj der´mal, der´mic.

der·mis

(der'mis), [TA]
A layer of skin composed of two zones: a superficial thin layer that interdigitates with the epidermis, the stratum papillare, and the deeper and coarser stratum reticulare; it contains blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves and nerve endings, glands, and, except on glabrous skin, hair follicles.
Synonym(s): corium ☆ , cutis vera
[G. derma, skin]

dermis

/der·mis/ (der´mis) corium; the layer of the skin deep to the epidermis, consisting of a bed of vascular connective tissue, and containing the nerves and organs of sensation, the hair roots, and sebaceous and sweat glands.der´malder´mic

dermis

(dûr′mĭs)
n.
The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels. Also called corium, cutis, derma1.

dermis

the layer of the skin just below the epidermis, consisting of papillary and reticular layers and containing blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves and nerve endings, glands, and hair follicles. Formerly called corium. dermal, adj.
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Dermis

der·mis

(dĕr'mis) [TA]
A layer of skin composed of a thin layer lying under the epidermis, the stratum papillare, and the stratum reticulare; it contains blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves and nerve endings, glands, and, except for glabrous skin, hair follicles.
Synonym(s): corium, cutis vera.
[G. derma, skin]

dermis

The true skin (cutis vera) or corium. The dermis lies under the EPIDERMIS.

dermis

or

corium

the deeper portion of the SKIN of vertebrates that is derived embryologically from the MESODERM and lies beneath the EPIDERMIS which is of ectodermal origin. The dermis consists mainly of loose connective tissue, and contains nerves, blood vessels, muscles and sensory nerve endings, sweat glands and ducts, hair follicles and sebaceous glands.

Dermis

The basal layer of skin; it contains blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves, glands, and hair follicles.

dermis

; corium vascular area of connective tissue of skin, immediately deep to the epidermis; formed of two layers: upper dermal layer (stratum papillare) forms upward projection between the epidermal rete pegs; deeper dermal layer (stratum reticulare) contains and supports dermal nerves, blood vessels and lymphatics, and overlies subcuticular fat layer and superficial fascia

der·mis

(dĕr'mis) [TA]
Two-zone skin layer: a superficial stratum that interdigitates with the epidermis, the stratum papillare, and the deeper and coarser stratum reticulare.
[G. derma, skin]

dermis (dur´mis),

n the layer of skin just below the epidermis consisting of vascular connective tissue.

dermis

the corium; the principal layer of skin between the epidermis and the subcutaneous tissue; made up mostly of a network of collagen fibers but also containing nerves, blood vessels, cells and other fibers. It is divided into papillary and reticular parts, and when tanned forms leather.

hoof dermis
a greatly modified dermis, continuous at the coronet with the common dermis of the skin; the modified dermis supports the horn of the hoof.
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