dermisnoun [ S ]uk /ˈdɜː.mɪs/ us /ˈdɝː.mɪs/ specialized
Examples from literature
- Below the dermis lies the subcutis.
- Below the epidermis lies the dermis.
- In the dermis are also millions of tiny nerve endings.
- Skin is made up of three layers: the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutis.
- The nerve endings in the dermis are found at different depths and react to the movement of body hair, pressure, vibration, and temperature.