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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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.