Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the skin or dermis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology, pertaining to skin, or the external covering of the body; consisting of skin; cutaneous; tegumentary.
  • In botany, pertaining to the epidermis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to the integument or skin of animals; dermic.
  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to the dermis or true skin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to skin or integument.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or located in the dermis
  • adjective relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
  • adjective of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek δέρμα (derma, "skin") +‎ -al

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