from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Skin; covering: blastoderm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix having a specified skin or covering
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A suffix or terminal formative, much used in anatomical terms, and signifying skin, integument, covering
From Greek derma, skin (possibly influenced by French -derme); see der- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek δέρμα (derma, "skin") (Wiktionary)