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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
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