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epidermis

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ep=i=der=mis

CIDE DICTIONARY

epidermisn. [L., fr. Gr. ; over + skin, fr. to skin. See Tear, v. t.].
  •  The outer, nonsensitive layer of the skin; cuticle; scarfskin. See Dermis.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The outermost layer of the cells, which covers both surfaces of leaves, and also the surface of stems, when they are first formed. As stems grow old this layer is lost, and never replaced.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

epidermis, n.
1 the outer cellular layer of the skin.
2 Bot. the outer layer of cells of leaves, stems, roots, etc.

Derivative
epidermal adj. epidermic adj. epidermoid adj.
Etymology
LL f. Gk (as EPI-, DERMIS)

THESAURUS

epidermis

blastoderm, border, circumference, corium, cortex, covering, crust, cursoriness, cutis, cutis vera, derma, dermis, ectoblast, ectoderm, endothelium, entoderm, envelope, epiblast, epithelium, exterior, exteriority, external, facade, face, facet, fringe, front, gloss, hypodermis, integument, lineaments, mere scratch, mesoderm, no depth, no water, outer face, outer layer, outer side, outer skin, outline, outside, pavement epithelium, periphery, pinprick, rind, scarfskin, scratch, shallowness, shell, shoaliness, skin, slightness, superficiality, superficies, superstratum, surface, top, triviality, true skin, veneer

ROGET THESAURUS

epidermis

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.


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