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derma 1

Line breaks: derma
Pronunciation: /ˈdəːmə/

noun

Another term for dermis.
Example sentences
  • Repairing major damage to the derma is a difficult problem facing plastic surgeons.
  • The name echinoderm comes from the Greek echinos, meaning hedgehog, and derma, the skin.
  • Being lipophilic, the oil can penetrate down through the upper level of the skin to the derma.

Origin

Early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek 'skin'.

Words that rhyme with derma

affirmer, Burma, Irma, murmur, squirmer, terra firma, wormer

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derma 2 Line breaks: derma
Pronunciation: /ˈdəːmə/

noun

[mass noun]
Beef or chicken intestine, stuffed and cooked in dishes such as kishke.
Example sentences
  • They'd serve you exotic treats like stuffed derma or chopped liver with sliced egg and there would be a live band and floral centerpieces and matchbooks with your friend's name on it embossed in gold.
  • The derma came out sliced in five or six pieces and seared on both sides with terrific beef gravy. I gingerly put my fork in expecting the worse, but I was pleasantly surprised.
  • The stuffed derma came as two huge slices with thick brown gravy on the side.

Origin

From Yiddish derme, plural of darm 'intestine'; related to Old English tharm 'intestine'.

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