from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the skin or dermis.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to skin or integument.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the integument or skin of animals; dermic.
- adj. Pertaining to the dermis or true skin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology, pertaining to skin, or the external covering of the body; consisting of skin; cutaneous; tegumentary.
- In botany, pertaining to the epidermis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or located in the dermis
- adj. relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
- adj. of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula
Its skin is covered with tiny scales called dermal denticles.
After sunbathing, these oils need to be absorbed into the skin and to enter the tiny blood vessels called the dermal vasculature, so the deal is not to shower for at least eight hours after sun exposure.
There has been a recent huge increase in demand for Botox and anti-wrinkle treatments known as dermal fillers.
The world-wide market for so-called dermal fillers is increasingly crowded.
The second or dermal layer of skin is composed of what are called dermal papillae which have the appearance of minute blunt pegs or nipples.
The bones of the vault are of membranous formation, and are termed dermal or covering bones.
What the shark skin has, it's what they're called dermal denticles.
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Dogfish Shark Placoid Scales - The bodies of dogfishes, like all sharks, are externally lined with placoid scales, also known as dermal denticles.
While they don't have the big obvious scales of regular fish (teleosts), they do have very tiny platelets on their skin called dermal denticles.