Definitions for: Dermis


[n] the deep vascular inner layer of the skin



Webster (1913) Definition: Der"mis, n. [NL. See Derm.] (Anat.)
The deep sensitive layer of the skin beneath the scarfskin or
epidermis; -- called also true skin, derm, derma,
corium, cutis, and enderon. See Skin, and Illust. in
Appendix.

Synonyms: corium, derma

See Also: cutis, skin, stratum, tegument

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