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View synonyms for derma

derma

1

[ dur-muh ]

noun

  1. Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.


derma

2

[ dur-muh ]

noun

  1. beef or fowl intestine used as a casing in preparing certain savory dishes, especially kishke.

-derma

3
  1. a combining form of derma 1, used especially in the names of disorders of the skin:

    scleroderma; xeroderma.

derma

1

/ ˈdɜːmə /

noun

  1. beef or fowl intestine used as a casing for certain dishes, esp kishke


derma

2

/ ˈdɜːmə /

noun

  1. another name for corium Alsodermdɜːm
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Word History and Origins

Origin of derma1

1825–35; New Latin < Greek dérma skin, equivalent to dér ( ein ) to skin + -ma noun suffix

Origin of derma2

< Yiddish derme, plural of darm intestine < Middle High German; akin to Old English thearm gut
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Word History and Origins

Origin of derma1

from Yiddish derme, plural of darm intestine, from Old High German daram; related to Old English thearm gut, Old Norse tharmr

Origin of derma2

C18: New Latin, from Greek: skin, from derein to skin
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Example Sentences

Joni at Advanced Derma Laser on Madison Avenue adds some humor to the process and can go the distance.

Because taxidermy uses “derma” (skin) to create a lifelike replica, a preserved creature triggers deep emotions in us.

On its bursting, the blood flowed through the derma or thick skin over a round surface of the diameter of about half an inch.

Directly after the rupture of the vesicle and the escape of the fluid, blood begins to ooze from the bare derma.

It enters through small holes in the derma into a subdermal cavity, which separates the membrane from the bulk of the sponge.

The connective-tissue elements in the derma are also swollen, and exhibit reversion to the embryonal state.

It is not only admissible, but preferable, not to wound the derma at all.

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