- Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
- Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.
Origin of corium
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The word "corrigia" is taken from the word "corium," a skin of leather.
It originates in the corium and presents two clinical varieties.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
These occur as thickenings and down-growths of the epithelium into the corium.Diseases of the Horse's Foot
Harry Caulton Reeks
The corium, or true skin, consists essentially of white, interlacing fibres of the kind known as connective tissue.
This part of the corium is so exceedingly close that the fibrils are scarcely recognizable.
- 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 for corium
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.