dermatome

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

derma- +‎ -tome (instrument for cutting)

Noun[edit]

dermatome (plural dermatomes)

  1. An instrument used surgically to remove a thin slice of skin for grafting

Etymology 2[edit]

dermat- +‎ -ome (mass)

Noun[edit]

dermatome (plural dermatomes)

  1. An area of skin which is innervated by afferent nerve fibers coming to a single posterior spinal root
  2. The cutis plate.

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