Words nearby dermat-
WORDS THAT USE DERMAT-
What does dermat- mean?
Dermat- comes from the Greek dérma, meaning “skin.”
Dermat- is a variant of dermato-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use dermato- article.
Other variants of dermat- and dermato- are dermo- and derm-. Closely related to dermato- are the combining forms -derm, -derma, -dermatous, and -dermis. Learn more about their specific applications at our Words That Use articles for the forms.
Examples of dermat-
One example of a term that features the combining form dermat- is dermatitis, “inflammation of the skin.”
The first part of the word, dermat-, means “skin.” The second part of the word, -itis, is a combining form that is used to denote inflammation. Dermatitis, then, literally translates to “skin inflammation.”
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How to use dermat- in a sentence
Dermat did so; and as fast as he threw the food, Conan caught it in his large hands, and ate it up ravenously.
A number of the foreigners now rushed towards Dermat, and raging in a confused crowd, assailed him.
He then brought Dermat away, and ordered the attendants to prepare a bath in a great caldron.
For Dermat had this custom, that he would never eat of any food left from a former meal.
Down he went through it, and disappeared in a moment before Dermat's eyes, as if the well had swallowed him up.