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English definition of “dermatome”


noun [C] (skin)    /ˈdɜːm.ə.teʊm/ US  /ˈdɜrm.əˌtoʊm/ specialized
an area of the skin supplied by a single spinal nerveThe skin, and skin colour
(Definition of dermatome noun (skin) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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