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dermic

[dur-mik] /ˈdɜr mɪk/
adjective
1.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; derm(a)1 + -ic
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Examples for dermic
  • The hair follicle consists of two coats-an outer or dermic, and an inner or epidermic.
dermic in Medicine

dermic der·mic (dûr'mĭk)
adj.
Variant of dermal.

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