Words nearby dermo-
WORDS THAT USE DERMO-
What does dermo- mean?
Dermo- comes from the Greek dérma, meaning “skin.”
Dermo- is a variant of dermato-. Other variants of dermato- are dermo- and derm-. Closely related to dermo- are the combining forms -derm, -derma, -dermatous, and -dermis. Learn more about their specific applications at our Words That Use articles for these forms.
Examples of dermo-
The dermo- portion of the word means “skin,” as we’ve seen. The -graphia, related to –graphy, refers to drawing, writing, or recording.
Dermographia has a literal sense of “skin writing,” a reference to how the skin condition makes it look like the skin has been written on.
Diagnosis: Dermographia/ Skin Writing/ Dermographic urticaria. pic.twitter.com/qmVpRQrqij
— Kipkoech Cheruiyot (@kipkoecheruiyot) August 22, 2020
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