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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dermis

The true skin (cutis vera) or corium. The dermis lies under the EPIDERMIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Dermis

The basal layer of skin; it contains blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves, glands, and hair follicles.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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