Definition of Epidermic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula.

Exact synonyms: Cuticular, Dermal, Epidermal
Derivative terms: Cuticle, Cuticula, Epidermis, Epidermis
Partainyms: Cuticle, Cuticula, Cuticle, Cuticle, Cuticle

Definition of Epidermic

1. a. Epidermal; connected with the skin or the bark.

Definition of Epidermic

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the epidermis or to the skin or bark ¹

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Definition of Epidermic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Epidermic

1. Epidermal; connected with the skin or the bark. Epidermic administration of medicine, the application of medicine to the skin by friction. Origin: Cf. F. Epidermique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epidermic

epidermal cell
epidermal cyst
epidermal growth factor
epidermal growth factor-urogastrone
epidermal growth factor receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
epidermal ridge count
epidermal ridges
epidermic (current term)
epidermic-dermic nevus
epidermic cell
epidermic graft
epidermodysplasia verruciformis

Literary usage of Epidermic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... n. epidermic scales Oberhaut-schwellung, /. swelling of epidermis Oberhaut-vene, /. ... epidermic thickening Oberhaut-veranderung, /. epidermic change ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Carapace with epidermic scutes. Hyo- and hypo-plastra not ... Carapace with epidermic scutes. Limbs with four or five claws. ..."

3. The Student's book of cutaneous medicine and diseases of the skin by Erasmus Wilson (1865)
"epidermic HYPERTROPHY is an enlargement of the conical epidermic plug which occupies the mouth of the follicle, an hypertrophy belonging to the corneous ..."

4. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1891)
"Their general shape and relation to the epidermic cells are shown in fig. 1. The epidermic cells around were filled with granules ..."

5. Manual of Human Histology by Albert Kölliker, George Busk (1853)
"epidermic Tissue.—The morphological character of the epidermis is, ... The physiological import of the epidermic tissue is to serve as a defensive covering ..."

6. A Manual of human microscopic anatomy by Albert Kölliker (1860)
"The epidermic and the glandular tissues, which I include under the cell-tissues, have this in common, that they both, with but few exceptions, ..."

7. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr (1902)
"The epidermic cells almost always include a remarkable quantity of colouring matters ... Concentrated nitric acid immediately bleaches the epidermic cells ..."

8. Clinical lectures on the principles and practice of medicine by John Hughes Bennett (1866)
"The epidermic tumors of the skin assume the form of corns, callosities, ... They all consist, in like manner, of epidermic scales more or less condensed ..."

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