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der·mis / ˈdərmis/ • n. technical the skin. ∎ Anat. the thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis that forms the true skin, containing blood capillaries, nerve endings, sweat glands, hair follicles, and other structures. DERIVATIVES: der·mal / -məl/ adj. der·mic / -mik/ adj. ( rare ).

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dermis (corium; cutis) The thicker and innermost layer of the skin of vertebrates, the other layer being the epidermis. The dermis consists of fibrous connective tissue in which are embedded blood vessels, sensory nerve endings, and (in mammals) hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and sweat ducts. Beneath the dermis lies the subcutaneous tissue.

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dermis Thick, inner layer of the skin, which lies beneath the epidermis. It consists mainly of loose connective tissue richly supplied with blood and lymph vessels, nerve endings, sensory organs and sweat glands.

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dermis (corium) (der-mis) n. the true skin: the thick layer of living tissue that lies beneath the epidermis.
dermal adj.

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dermis: see skin.

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dermis

dermis See INTEGUMENT.

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"dermis." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 17 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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