- a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope.
- variant of dermato- before a vowel: dermoid.
- variant of -dermatous, usually with nouns (melanoderm; pachyderm), or variant of -dermis (blastoderm; ectoderm; mesoderm).
n combining form
- indicating skinendoderm
1835, from Greek derma “skin, hide, leather” (see derma).
word-forming element meaning “skin,” from Greek derma “skin, hide, leather” (see derma).
- Skin; covering:blastoderm.