Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.
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How to use corium in a sentence
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.
This beak is generally purple; it is sometimes hollow, and occupied by a thread of corium.
On the internal surface, near to the rostral angle, a rather large purple spot of corium adhered to the valve.
Terga: when the upper end of the valve is not corroded, there is a distinct beak, hollow within for a thread of corium.
British Dictionary definitions for corium
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
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