Sentence Examples


  • Many species of Thysanoptera are known to be habitually parthenogenetic. The eggs are laid on the food-plant, those females possessed of an ovipositor cutting through the epidermis and placing their eggs singly within the plant-tissues; a single female may take five or six weeks to deposit all her eggs.
  • Our outside and often thin and fanciful clothes are our epidermis, or false skin, which partakes not of our life, and may be stripped off here and there without fatal injury; our thicker garments, constantly worn, are our cellular integument, or cortex; but our shirts are our liber, or true bark, which cannot be removed without girdling and so destroying the man.
  • Grade 2: Partial thickness skin loss involving epidermis and/or dermis.
  • The skin consist of two main layers, an outer layer called the epidermis and an inner layer called the dermis.
  • Leather The epidermis is supported on the ridged surface of the underlying dermis.

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