dermatome

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der·ma·tome

 (dûr′mə-tōm′)
n.
1. Anatomy An area of skin innervated by sensory fibers from a single spinal nerve.
2. Medicine An instrument used in cutting thin slices of the skin, as for skin grafts.
3. Embryology The part of a mesodermal somite from which the dermis develops.

dermatome

(ˈdɜːməˌtəʊm)
n
1. (Surgery) a surgical instrument for cutting thin slices of skin, esp for grafting
2. (Anatomy) the area of skin supplied by nerve fibres from a single posterior spinal root
3. (Physiology) embryol the part of a somite in a vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the dermis
dermatomic adj

der•ma•tome

(ˈdɜr məˌtoʊm)

n.
the portion of a mesodermal somite in an embryo that develops into dermis.
[1925–30]
der`ma•tom′ic (-ˈtɒm ɪk) der`ma•to′mal, adj.
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Noun1.dermatome - a surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
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der·ma·tome

n. dermátomo, instrumento quirúrgico empleado para cortar capas o tejidos finos de la piel.