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der·mis

 (dûr′mĭs)
n.
The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels. Also called corium, cutis, derma1.

[New Latin, back-formation from Late Latin epidermis, epidermis; see epidermis.]

dermis

(ˈdɜːmɪs)
n
(Zoology) another name for corium
[C19: New Latin, from epidermis]
ˈdermic adj

der•mis

(ˈdɜr mɪs)

n.
the thick layer of skin beneath the epidermis.
[1820–30; extracted from epidermis]

der·mis

(dûr′mĭs)
The innermost layer of the skin in vertebrate animals, lying under the epidermis and containing nerve endings and blood and lymph vessels. In mammals, the dermis also contains hair follicles and sweat glands.

dermis

(or corium) The layer of skin below the epidermis, containing nerves, blood vessels, glands, and hair follicles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermis - the deep vascular inner layer of the skindermis - the deep vascular inner layer of the skin
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
stratum - one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
Translations

dermis

[ˈdɜːmɪs] Ndermis f

der·mis

n. dermis, piel.
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Accordingly, the FDA recommended that an additional trial involving only patients with typical venous ulcers (tissue damage through the dermis but not into the underlying fascia) be conducted to confirm Ortec's findings.
From there ultrasound can be employed to dilate the skin pores and deliver the drug into and through the in vitro dermis.
NEW YORK -- Ortec International, Inc, (ORTN) announced today that after submitting clinical data that demonstrated clinical significance in both the Intent to Treat (ITT) Population (all patients treated in the trial) as well as those patients with ulcers for which use of OrCel(R) is indicated (partial and full thickness ulcers extending into dermis but not into the fascia), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that a confirmatory trial, involving only those patients for which OrCel(R) is indicated, is necessary.
The plaque stage is characterized by a band-like infiltrate of polymorphous atypical lymphocytes within the papillary and superficial reticular dermis (figure 3).
The A-Wand(TM) comes with a replaceable Patch-Cap(TM) that holds up to 40 ml of antiseptic cream, and uses alternating ultrasonic waveforms to enlarge the diameter of the skin's pores, enabling antiseptics to permeate the skin (Stratum Corneum) into the dermis through the sweat pores.
When cutaneous leiomyosarcomas are considered according to their depth of invasion, the local control rate is even better for those with disease localized to the dermis (32% recurrence).
The product Techni-Care(R) was developed to provide a new technology, which is pH balanced, non-toxic to cell structures, and safe for mucous membranes with very rapid kill rates on gram-negative and gram positive bacteria, yeast, and fungi; non-alcohol containing and with superior surfactancy or the ability to clean and remove surface oil from the dermis allowing the active ingredient increased efficacy.
This ultrasonic system literally doubles the diameter of the pores in the skin, so that large molecule drugs such as insulin can be pushed into the dermis, and then down into the bloodstream.
This laser also effectively reduces wrinkles and tightens skin by creating a thermal injury within the dermis, which "pushes" the wrinkle from the inside out.
Using energizing botanicals, centella asiatica and malt root extracts, the products improve elasticity in the dermis by producing and strengthening collagen and refining the dermis.
Biopsy of the rash detected extramedullary hematopoiesis in the dermis.