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Variant of dermal.


(ˈdɜr məl)

of or pertaining to the skin.
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Adj.1.dermic - of or relating to or located in the dermis
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Microcirculatory parameters evaluated were functional capillary density (FCD; number of flowing capillaries per unit area), diameter of the dermic papilla (DPD), and capillary diameter (CD).
The negative consequences of As exposure in humans include respiratory, gastrointestinal, hematologic, hepatic, renal, dermic, neurologic, and immunologic effects (ASTDR 2000; Garcia-Vargas and Hernandez-Zavala 1996; International Programme on Chemical Safety 2001), many of which continue even after the contaminant source is controlled (Diaz-Barriga et al.
gastritis, dermic and uro-genital inflammations, asthma, rheumatic pains, etc.