- plural of corium.
- Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
- Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.
Origin of corium
Examples from the Web for coria
But its southern range stops dead at the little village of Coria del Rio just below Sevilla.Unexplored Spain
At Coria you will be an object of curiosity, for very few strangers visit the little village.
To see the Gitanas at their best, or living under primitive conditions, take a trip down to Coria on the Guadalquivir.
It was on a fine clear morning, on the 7th of January, 1813, that we departed from Coria.
Nowhere is this so evident as in Coria, a forgotten bit of medival Moor-land.The Cathedrals of Northern Spain
- Also called: derma, dermis the deep inner layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis, containing connective tissue, blood vessels, and fat
- entomol the leathery basal part of the forewing of hemipterous insects
Word Origin and History for coria
1650s, from Latin corium "skin, hide, leather," related to cortex "bark," scortum "skin, hide," from PIE root *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (cf. Sanskrit krtih "hide;" Old Church Slavonic scora "skin," Russian skora "hide," kora "bark;" Welsh corwg "boat made with leather skins;" Old English sceran "to cut, shear;" see shear (v.)). Related: Coriaceous.