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derm

[ durm ]
/ dɜrm /
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noun
a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope.
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Origin of derm

d(elayed)e(cho)r(adar)m(arker)

Other definitions for derm (2 of 3)

derm-

variant of dermato- before a vowel: dermoid.

Other definitions for derm (3 of 3)

-derm

variant of -dermatous, usually with nouns (melanoderm; pachyderm), or variant of -dermis (blastoderm; ectoderm; mesoderm).

Origin of -derm

Probably <French -derme (<Greek -dermos -skinned, adj. derivative of dérma skin; or <-dermis-dermis); or directly <Greek -dermos
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British Dictionary definitions for derm

-derm

n combining form
indicating skinendoderm

Word Origin for -derm

via French from Greek derma skin
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Medical definitions for derm

-derm

suff.
Skin; covering:blastoderm.
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