from The Century Dictionary.
- In anatomy, dermal; enderonic; of or pertaining to the dermis: a˙s, the dermic layer of the skin.
- In medicine, cutaneous; pertaining to the skin: as, a dermic disease.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Relating to the derm or skin.
- adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to the dermis; dermal.
- adjective (Med.) such as act through the skin.
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- adjective anatomy Of or relating to the
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- adjective of or relating to or located in the dermis
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Then, about half an hour after while I was lying a bit sleepy on the bed, a woman nurse came in, a real nice young devotchka with real horrorshow groodies (I had not seen such for two years) and she had a tray and a hypo - dermic.
Those two were unplattied and smecking fit to crack in no time at all, and they thought it the bolshiest fun to viddy old Uncle Alex standing there all nagoy and pan-handled, squirting the hypo - dermic like some bare doctor, then giving myself the old jab of growling jungle-cat secretion in the rooker.
Only when Cardenas was certain the device was utterly defunct did he draw back his foot, and only then did the dermic, nearly as long as his hand when fully extended, cease trying to impale him.
Like the stinger of a dying wasp, the dermic stabbed wildly, seeking flesh to penetrate.
The extendable pressure dermic that occupied the place where a bird's tongue would be just missed making contact with his exploring fingers.
A glance was sufficient to allow Cardenas to spot the fully extended dermic that was aimed right at him.
The hair follicle consists of two coatsan outer or dermic, and an inner or epidermic.
At the bottom of each hair follicle is a small conical, vascular eminence or papilla, similar in every respect to those found upon the surface of the skin; it is continuous with the dermic layer of the follicle, and is supplied with nerve fibrils.
The outer or dermic coat is formed mainly of fibrous tissue; it is continuous with the corium, is highly vascular, and supplied by numerous minute nervous filaments.
At the dermic level, it improves extra-cellular interstitial fluidity taking to a faster and easier elimination of the residual metabolites.