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
Translations

der·ma·tome

n. dermátomo, instrumento quirúrgico empleado para cortar capas o tejidos finos de la piel.
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By Equipment: Dermatome (Knives Dermatomes, Drum Dermatomes, Electric Dermatomes, and Air Dermatomes), General Surgical Instruments, and Consumables among others.
Clinical profile of segmental vitiligo which included the age of the patient, gender, age at onset, duration of the disease at presentation, affected dermatome, family history, presence or absence of Koebner phenomenon and the presence of associated diseases, was studied in these patients.
The Humeca Meek Graft Machine and Dermatome burn treatment machine is already operating under the supervision of Dr.
Most patients presented cutaneous herpes zoster involvement of a single dermatome (n = 589, 73.3%).
Skin graft blades are also known as a dermatome. Skin graft blades are surgical instruments used to isolate thin portions of the skin.
[USPRwire, Thu Sep 27 2018] Dermatome device is an instrument used in surgeries to slice down skin portions from the donor area to make skin grafts.
Iknew I was struggling with BBC1's latest quiz when the contestants were asked to identify the location of "the T4 dermatome."
* Local and referred pain: There could be pain at the disc from the local inflammation and ligament irritation, as well as pain felt along the dermatome for the affected nerve roots (e.g.
Classically, herpes zoster occurs unilaterally within the distribution of a nerve and affects the dermatome of skin associated with the nerve.
(3) While patients with segmental NF may exhibit some of these same findings, the distribution of neurofibromas is often limited to one dermatome. Additionally, patients with segmental NF typically do not exhibit extracutaneous lesions, systemic involvement, or a family history of NF.
The distribution of lesions is consistent with trigeminal ophthalmic branch dermatome [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b.
The level required for skin incision for CS is the T10 dermatome. However, a number of visceral organs send sympathetic afferent impulses to the thoracic spinal cord and require a block level to T4.