- a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope.
Origin of derm
- variant of dermato- before a vowel: dermoid.
Origin of -derm
Examples from the Web for derm
Historical Examples of derm
Again the swelling is chiefly in the derm, or true skin, and we have what is known as a flesh wart (verucca carnea).Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
En' do derm cells, cells lining inner cavities in the many-celled animals.A Guide for the Study of Animals
- indicating skinendoderm
Word Origin for -derm
1835, from Greek derma "skin, hide, leather" (see derma).
word-forming element meaning "skin," from Greek derma "skin, hide, leather" (see derma).
- Skin; covering:blastoderm.