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derma1

[dur-muh] /ˈdɜr mə/
noun
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
Origin of derma1
1825-1835
1825-35; New Latin < Greek dérma skin, equivalent to dér(ein) to skin + -ma noun suffix

derma2

[dur-muh] /ˈdɜr mə/
noun
1.
beef or fowl intestine used as a casing in preparing certain savory dishes, especially kishke.
2.
Origin
< Yiddish derme, plural of darm intestine < Middle High German; akin to Old English thearm gut
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British Dictionary definitions for dermas

derma1

/ˈdɜːmə/
noun
1.
another name for corium Also derm (dɜːm)
Word Origin
C18: New Latin, from Greek: skin, from derein to skin

derma2

/ˈdɜːmə/
noun
1.
beef or fowl intestine used as a casing for certain dishes, esp kishke
Word Origin
from Yiddish derme, plural of darm intestine, from Old High German daram; related to Old English thearm gut, Old Norse tharmr
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Word Origin and History for dermas

derma

n.

"skin beneath the epidermis," 1706, from Modern Latin derma, from Greek derma (genitive dermatos) "skin," from PIE root *der- "to split, peel, flay" (see tear (v.)).

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dermas in Medicine

derma der·ma (dûr'mə)
n.
See dermis.

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