noun, plural co·ri·a [kawr-ee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr i ə, ˈkoʊr-/.
- coriolis effect,
- coriolis force,
- cork cambium,
- cork oak
Origin of corium
Examples from the Web for corium
The mucous layer, the corium, and in the deep lesions the subcutaneous connective tissues also, are involved in the process.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
This beak is generally purple; it is sometimes hollow, and occupied by a thread of corium.
It shows a pronounced epithelial ingrowth into the corium (Mettam).Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
The latter find their support and attachment in solid calcareous needles, which develop from chalky deposits in the corium.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
The ends of these threads of corium generally deposit transverse calcareous septa, exactly as within the parietal tubes.
noun plural -ria (-rɪə)
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.