dermatome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dermatome” in the English Dictionary

"dermatome" in British English

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dermatomenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɜːm.ə.teʊm/  us   /ˈdɜrm.əˌtoʊm/ specialized

dermatome noun [C] (skin)

an ​area of the ​skinsupplied by a ​singlespinalnerve

dermatome noun [C] (tool)

a ​tool used to take very ​thinslices of ​skin from one ​part of the ​body to ​repairskin in another ​area
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