Definitions for -derm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. dermabrasion.

    Category: Affix

    Ref: var. of dermato - before a vowel:


  1. a combining form meaning “skin, layer of tissue” (blastoderm; ectoderm) or “one having skin” of the kind specified (pachyderm).

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix

Origin of -derm:

prob. (< F -derme) < Gk -dermos or -dermatos -skinned


  1. -derm(Suffix)

    having a specified skin or covering

  2. Origin: From δέρμα

Webster Dictionary

  1. -derm(noun)

    a suffix or terminal formative, much used in anatomical terms, and signifying skin, integument, covering; as, blastoderm, ectoderm, etc

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