Origin of dermis
Origin of -dermis
Related Words for dermisfur, coating, crust, surface, jacket, husk, membrane, rind, bark, sheath, integument, parchment, film, hide, pelt, outside, slough, shell, peel, hull
Examples from the Web for dermis
Historical Examples of dermis
It is not due to any abnormal development of blood-vessels in the dermis.
The line of junction between the epiblast and the mesoblast coincides with that between the epidermis and the dermis.
The epiblast also forms the epidermis; not however the dermis, which is of mesoblastic origin.
A papilla of the dermis makes its appearance, the outer layer of which gradually calcifies to form the dentine and osseous tissue.
A small papilla of the dermis grows into the inner end of the epidermic process when the hair is first formed.
Word Origin for dermis
1830, perhaps from Latinized form of Greek derma "skin" (see derma); or perhaps a back-formation from epidermis.