artificial skin

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Noun1.artificial skin - a synthetic covering with two layers used experimentally to treat burn victims
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
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We present the report of thirteen patients treated in the Skin Cancer Department of AC Camargo Cancer Center, Sao Paulo/SP, Brazil, who underwent reconstructive surgery with artificial dermis between December 2012 and November 2016.
Our findings for cell adhesion suggest that if asiaticoside is incorporated into an artificial dermis, the transplanted epidermis could attach more rapidly and securely.
Prof Maitz said initial testing of the artificial dermis in mice demonstrated it does not scar and contract when it is transplanted.