Definition of Epiderm

1. n. The epidermis.

Definition of Epiderm

1. Noun. (anatomy) The epidermis. ¹

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Definition of Epiderm

1. the outer layer of skin [n -S]

Medical Definition of Epiderm

1. The epidermis. Origin: Cf. F. Epiderme. See Epidermis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiderm

epidemiologic research design
epidemiologic studies
epidemiologic study characteristics
epidemiological distribution
epidemiological genetics
epiderm (current term)
epidermal cell
epidermal cyst
epidermal growth factor
epidermal growth factor-urogastrone
epidermal growth factor receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
epidermal ridge count
epidermal ridges

Literary usage of Epiderm

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1. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"oOO, •"• which are bordered by cells of a peculiar form, the 'guard-cells,' differing from those of the epiderm, and more resembling in character _L Fio. ..."

2. A Synopsis of the British Diatomaceæ: With Remarks on Their Structure by William Smith, Tuffen West (1853)
"STRUCTURE OF THE SILICEOUS epiderm OF THE DIATOMACEOUS FRUSTULE. ... The epiderm of the Diatom consists of two siliceous plates or valves, usually of the ..."

3. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"(3) Upper epiderm making one-sixth to one-fifth the thickness of the leaf, composed of large cells filled with tannin; lower epiderm much thinner, undulate, ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"firmer nuclei, ami, finally, become pressed into dry hard scales at the periphery of the epiderm. Many of the deepest-seated and first-formed cells contain ..."

5. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Physiological Series of by Richard Owen, Royal College of Surgeons of England Museum (1836)
"Substances deposited between the Derm and epiderm. SUBSERIES 1. Pigmentum, or colouring matter. 1865. A section of the skin from the arm of a Boy, ..."

6. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"... from the blanket layer or, epiderm. (d; upper a misprint for d< Irregularly shaped ... (6) Irregularly shaped siliceous bodies from the epiderm. ..."

7. The American Specialist (1881)
"After an erythema has existed for a day or two, you find that the superficial or horny layers of the epiderm are peeling off. The death of the epiderm ..."

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