a combining form meaning “skin,” “layer of tissue,” used in the formation of compound words: exodermis; gastrodermis.
Compare -derm.

on the model of epidermis; cf. dermis

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To -dermis
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: -dermatous
Next Definition: -des
Words Near: -dermis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for -dermis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing -dermis
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Nearby Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature