coria

coria

[kawr-ee-uh, kohr-]
noun
plural of corium.
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corium

[kawr-ee-uhm, kohr-]
noun, plural coria [kawr-ee-uh, kohr-] .
1.
Anatomy, Zoology, dermis.
2.
Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin: skin, hide, leather

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corium (ˈkɔːrɪəm)
 
n , pl -ria
1.  derma, Also called: dermis the deep inner layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis, containing connective tissue, blood vessels, and fat
2.  entomol the leathery basal part of the forewing of hemipterous insects
 
[C19: from Latin: rind, skin, leather]

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corium
1650s, from L. corium "skin, hide, leather."
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corium co·ri·um (kôr'ē-əm)
n. pl. co·ri·a (kôr'ē-ə)
See dermis.

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