adjective Date: circa 1803 1. of or relating to skin and especially to the dermis ; cutaneous 2. epidermal

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  • Dermal — Derm al, a. [From {Derm}.] 1. Pertaining to the integument or skin of animals; dermic; as, the dermal secretions. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Pertaining to the dermis or true skin. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dermal — (zu gr. derma „Haut“; Synonyme: dermatisch, kutan[1]) ist ein medizinischer Fachbegriff. Das so Bezeichnete ist entweder der Haut zugehörig bzw. aus Anteilen der Haut gebildet oder wird auf bzw. über die Haut angewendet. Siehe auch Perkutan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dermal — 1803; see DERM (Cf. derm) + AL (Cf. al) (1). A native formation, the Greek adjective would be dermatikos, yielding *dermatic …   Etymology dictionary

  • dermal — [dʉr′məl] adj. of the skin or the dermis …   English World dictionary

  • dermal — adjective Of or pertaining to skin or integument. The dermal muscles in the face are used to form expressions …   Wiktionary

  • dermal — der|mal 〈Adj.〉 zur Haut gehörig [zu grch. derma „Haut“] * * * der|mal <Adj.> (Med.): die Haut betreffend, von ihr stammend, an ihr gelegen. * * * dermal,   die Haut betreffend, von ihr stammend, an ihr gelegen. * * * der|mal <Adj.>… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • dermal — dermis ► NOUN Anatomy ▪ the thick layer of the skin below the epidermis, consisting of living tissue. DERIVATIVES dermal adjective. ORIGIN Latin, suggested by epidermis …   English terms dictionary

  • dermal — relating to the skin the innermost of the two layers which arises from mesoderm …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermal — /derr meuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the skin. Also, dermic. [1795 1805; DERM(A)1 + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dermal — Relating to the skin. SYN: dermatoid (2). * * * der·mal dər məl adj 1) of or relating to skin and esp. to the dermis: CUTANEOUS 2) EPIDERMAL * * * adj. relating to or affecting the skin, especially the dermis. * * * der·m …   Medical dictionary

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