epidermis

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Borrowed from Latin epidermis, from Ancient Greek ἐπιδερμίς (epidermís), ἐπί (epí, on top of) + δέρμα (dérma, skin). Equivalent to epi- +‎ dermis.

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epidermis (plural epidermides or epidermises)

  1. The outer, protective layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis
  2. The similar outer layer of cells in invertebrates and plants

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epidermis f (plural epidermis)

  1. (anatomy) epidermis

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed form Latin epidermis, from Ancient Greek ἐπιδερμίς (epidermís).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌeː.piˈdɛr.mɪs/
  • Hyphenation: epi‧der‧mis

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epidermis f (plural epidermissen or epidermes)

  1. (anatomy) epidermis
    Synonym: opperhuid

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐπιδερμίς (epidermís), from ἐπί (epí, on top of) + δέρμα (dérma, skin).

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epidermis f (genitive epidermidis); third declension

  1. epidermis, cuticle, surface skin

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative epidermis epidermidēs
Genitive epidermidis epidermidum
Dative epidermidī epidermidibus
Accusative epidermidem epidermidēs
Ablative epidermide epidermidibus
Vocative epidermis epidermidēs

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  • English: epidermis

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /epiˈdeɾmis/, [e.piˈð̞eɾ.mis]

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epidermis f (plural epidermis)

  1. (anatomy) epidermis

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