Meaning of “dermatome” in the English Dictionary

"dermatome" in British English

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dermatomenoun [ C ]

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

dermatome noun [ C ] (skin)

an area of the skin supplied by a single spinal nerve

dermatome noun [ C ] (tool)

a tool used to take very thin slices of skin from one part of the body to repair skin in another area

(Definition of “dermatome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)