dermal sinus


A sinus lined with epidermis and skin appendages extending from the skin to a deeper structure, especially the spinal cord.

Nearby words

  1. dermacentor variabilis,
  2. dermal,
  3. dermal denticle,
  4. dermal graft,
  5. dermal papilla,
  6. dermapteran,
  7. dermat-,
  8. dermatan sulfate,
  9. dermatherm,
  10. dermatic

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