epidermis

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin epidermis, from Ancient Greek ἐπιδερμίς (epidermís) (ἐπί, on top of) + dermis (< δέρμα(derma), skin)

Noun[edit]

epidermis (plural epidermides or epidermises)

  1. The outer, protective layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis
  2. The similar outer layer of cells in invertebrates and plants

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

epidermis f (plural epidermis)

  1. (anatomy) epidermis

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπιδερμίς (epidermís), from ἐπί (epí, on top of) + δέρμα (dérma, skin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epidermis f (genitive epidermidis); third declension

  1. epidermis, cuticle, surface skin

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative epidermis epidermidēs
Genitive epidermidis epidermidum
Dative epidermidī epidermidibus
Accusative epidermidem epidermidēs
Ablative epidermide epidermidibus
Vocative epidermis epidermidēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /epiˈdermis/, [epiˈðermis]

Noun[edit]

epidermis f (plural epidermis)

  1. (anatomy) epidermis

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]