- Anatomy, Zoology. dermis.
- beef or fowl intestine used as a casing in preparing certain savory dishes, especially kishke.
- a combining form of derma1, used especially in the names of disorders of the skin: scleroderma; xeroderma.
- another name for corium Also: derm (dɜːm)
- beef or fowl intestine used as a casing for certain dishes, esp kishke
“skin beneath the epidermis,” 1706, from Modern Latin derma, from Greek derma (genitive dermatos) “skin,” from PIE root *der- “to split, peel, flay” (see tear (v.)).
- Skin; skin disease:scleroderma.