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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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Magnetic resonance imaging revealed atrophic both dermis and subcutaneous tissue over the lesions, with preference in lesion 3, and the underlying muscles, skeletons, and spine nerve showed normal.
No fat cells are present in the dermis in the case of skin tags.
Mientras que la dermis es descrita como un tejido conjuntivo donde se observa una capa superficial, la dermis papilar (tejido conjuntivo laxo) y una capa profunda, la dermis reticular (tejido conjuntivo denso).
The laser is then used within the superficial layer, slightly below the skin to heat the skin cells with a view to stimulate them to provide extra collagen and elastin thereby enhancing the dermis exceptional within the post therapy period.
Diagnosis is based on histopathological demonstration of amyloid deposits in papillary dermis and its confirmation by Congo red staining.
The slit skin smear was positive and histopathology of the skin from lesions showed ulcerated stratified squamous epithelium, intraepidermal bulla, foamy macrophages with a few giant cells in the dermis, vasculitis with perivascular neutrophilic and lymphocytic infiltration along with dense infiltration of neutrophils in the dermis and subcutaneous fat (septal panniculitis) consistent with features of erythema nodosum leprosum (Figure 2).
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Contract award: open tender for the supply of matrices for the regeneration of the dermis to the children~s hospital in lublin.
Using the skin's ability to heal itself, puncturing the dermis with microscopic needles triggers the production of new collagen.
The epidermis is the outer layer of skin, while the dermis is the inner layer which lies on a layer of fatty tissue.
The epidermis and dermis are both affected by UVB, but the dermis is also affected to a significant extent by UVA.