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[Possibly Yiddish gederem, intestines, from Middle High German darm, intestine, from Old High German; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Zoology) another name for corium Also: derm
[C18: New Latin, from Greek: skin, from derein to skin]
(Cookery) beef or fowl intestine used as a casing for certain dishes, esp kishke
[from Yiddish derme, plural of darm intestine, from Old High German daram; related to Old English thearm gut, Old Norse tharmr]
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the thick layer of skin beneath the epidermis.
[1820–30; extracted from epidermis]
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|Noun||1.||derma - 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)
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