Epidermal Ep`i*der"mal, a. Of or pertaining to the epidermis; epidermic; cuticular. [1913 Webster]

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  • epidermal — adjective Of or pertaining to the epidermis. The epidermal cells of the capsule wall of Jubulopsis, with nodose trigones at the angles, are very reminiscent of what one finds in Frullania spp. See Also: dermal, epidermis …   Wiktionary

  • epidermal — die Oberhaut betreffend * * * epi|der|mal 〈Adj.〉 die Epidermis betreffend, zu ihr gehörig * * * epidermal,   Biologie: zur Epidermis gehörend, von der Epidermis ausgehend, abstammend. * * * epi|der|mal <Adj.> (Med.): von der Epidermis… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • epidermal — epidermis ► NOUN 1) the surface layer of an animal s skin, overlying the dermis. 2) the outer layer of tissue in a plant. DERIVATIVES epidermal adjective. ORIGIN Greek, from derma skin …   English terms dictionary

  • epidermal — also epidermic adjective Date: 1816 of, relating to, or arising from the epidermis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epidermal — See epidermis. * * * …   Universalium

  • epidermal — epi·der·mal .ep ə dər məl adj of, relating to, or arising from the epidermis * * * epi·der·mal (ep″ĭ durґməl) 1. pertaining to or resembling epidermis. Called also epidermic. 2. epidermoid (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • epidermal — Synonyms and related words: ankle deep, cortical, cursory, cutaneous, depthless, dermal, dermic, ecderonic, ectodermal, ectodermic, endermatic, endermic, epicarpal, epidermic, furry, hypodermal, hypodermic, jejune, knee deep, light, not deep, on… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • epidermal — e|pi|der|mal 〈Adj.; Biol.〉 die Epidermis betreffend, zu ihr gehörig …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • epidermal — epi|derma̱l [zu ↑Epidermis]: von der Epidermis stammend, zu ihr gehörend …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • epidermal — epi|der|mal <zu ↑Epidermis u. 1↑...al> von der Oberhaut stammend, zu ihr gehörend (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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