Corium definition

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The elongated middle portion of the forewing of a hemipteran insect.
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(anatomy) The inner layer of skin, the dermis.
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(anatomy) The deep layer of mucous membranes beneath the epithelium.
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(historical) Armour made of leather, particularly that used by the Romans.

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(nuclear physics) The lavalike material produced in a nuclear meltdown.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
corium
Plural:
coria

Origin of corium

  • From Latin corium (“leather”).

    From Wiktionary

  • core +‎ -ium

    From Wiktionary