corium

[ kawr-ee-uh m, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr i əm, ˈkoʊr- /
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noun, plural co·ri·a [kawr-ee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr i ə, ˈkoʊr-/.

Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.

Origin of corium

1645–55; < Latin: skin, hide, leather
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British Dictionary definitions for corium

corium

/ (ˈkɔːrɪəm) /

noun plural -ria (-rɪə)

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

C19: from Latin: rind, skin, leather
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Medicine definitions for corium

corium

[ kôrē-əm ]

n. pl. co•ri•a (kôrē-ə)

dermis

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