Definition of derm in English:

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derm

Pronunciation: /dəːm/

noun

Another term for dermis.
Example sentences
  • The derm is is composed of fibroblasts, collagen, matrix proteins, and elastic fibers.
  • The external colour of the derm of the nítida varies from maroon colour to that of rust, and that of the periderm (where not covered with lichens) is brown.
  • The pus has formed beneath the derm, and has pierced a small hole through it.

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