Definition of dermis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dermis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdɜːmɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɜːrmɪs//
 
[uncountable](biology)
 
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the skin Word Origin mid 19th cent.: modern Latin, suggested by epidermis.
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