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co·ri·um

 (kôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. co·ri·a (-ē-ə)
See dermis.

[Latin, skin; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

corium

(ˈkɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
1. (Anatomy) Also called: derma or dermis the deep inner layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis, containing connective tissue, blood vessels, and fat
2. (Zoology) entomol the leathery basal part of the forewing of hemipterous insects
[C19: from Latin: rind, skin, leather]

der•mis

(ˈdɜr mɪs)

n.
the thick layer of skin beneath the epidermis.
[1820–30; extracted from epidermis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corium - the deep vascular inner layer of the skincorium - 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
corium

co·ri·um

n. L. corion, dermis o piel.
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