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der·mis

 (dûr′mĭs)
n.
The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels. Also called corium, cutis, derma1.

[New Latin, back-formation from Late Latin epidermis, epidermis; see epidermis.]

dermis

(ˈdɜːmɪs)
n
(Zoology) another name for corium
[C19: New Latin, from epidermis]
ˈdermic adj

der•mis

(ˈdɜr mɪs)

n.
the thick layer of skin beneath the epidermis.
[1820–30; extracted from epidermis]

der·mis

(dûr′mĭs)
The innermost layer of the skin in vertebrate animals, lying under the epidermis and containing nerve endings and blood and lymph vessels. In mammals, the dermis also contains hair follicles and sweat glands.

dermis

(or corium) The layer of skin below the epidermis, containing nerves, blood vessels, glands, and hair follicles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermis - the deep vascular inner layer of the skindermis - 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

dermis

[ˈdɜːmɪs] Ndermis f

der·mis

n. dermis, piel.
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Se realizo la re-observacion de los cortes histologicos con el fin de caracterizar y registrar las lesiones microscopicas de la epidermis, la union dermoepidermica y la dermis. Por ultimo, los datos obtenidos del analisis de las historias clinicas y los hallazgos histopatologicos fueron analizados mediante un estudio estadistico descriptivo.
DENVER -- An investigational 1,726-nm laser with controlled air cooling and active thermal monitoring selectively damaged the sebaceous glands of acne patients without histologic disruption to the surrounding dermis, results from a small study showed.
In order to give the ink a permanent home in your body, the tattoo needle must travel through the epidermis into the deeper layer, or the dermis. Nerves and blood vessels are located here, which is why getting a tattoo hurts and your skin tends to bleed.
Further, successful elimination of Sebaceous Hyperplasia lesions substantiates the unique ability of NPS to penetrate into the dermis and target deeper cellular structures, such as the sebaceous gland, without damaging the surrounding dermis.
En estos casos la capa mas profunda (dermis), puede revelar detalles discernibles del patron dactiloscopico dermico o relieve papilar dermico (Holder et al., 2012).
Which body tissue consists of the dermis and the epidermis?
In anatomical regions exposed to environmental factors such as the forearm or the face, the effects of aging on skin are unmistakable; we know in particular that the thickness of the dermis gradually decreases and that, at the onset of menopause, the thinning of the dermis is dramatically accelerated.
Resultant dyskeratosis is represented by the presence of necrotic keratinocytes (Civatte bodies or cytoid bodies), which are extruded into the papillary dermis. Subepidermal clefts (Max-Joseph spaces) may form as a consequence of interface inflammation.
Histopathology revealed vascular hyperplasia in the dermis. The larger vessels were lined by characteristic 'hobnail' endothelial cells, which protruded into the lumen and have ovoid nuclei and intracytoplasmic vacuoles.
For patients with deep skin wounds, all three skin layers -- the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis -- may be heavily damaged.
Skin, which is composed of the epidermis and the dermis, is the outermost tissue of the human body.