Definitions for: Corium


[n] the deep vascular inner layer of the skin



Webster (1913) Definition: Co"ri*um (k?"r?-?m), n. [L. corium leather.]
1. Armor made of leather, particularly that used by the
Romans; used also by Enlish soldiers till the reign of
Edward I. --Fosbroke.

2. (Anat.)
(a) Same as Dermis.
(b) The deep layer of mucous membranes beneath the
epithelium.

Synonyms: derma, dermis

See Also: cutis, skin, stratum, tegument

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