Dermatome meaning

dûrmə-tōm
(anatomy) An area of skin innervated by sensory fibers from a single spinal nerve.
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(medicine) An instrument used in cutting thin slices of the skin, as for skin grafts.
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(embryology) The part of a mesodermal somite from which the dermis develops.
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Any of the segmentally arranged mesodermal masses in a vertebrate embryo, destined to form dermis.
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(anatomy) An area of skin innervated by sensory fibers from a single spinal nerve.
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(medicine) An instrument used in cutting thin slices of the skin, as for skin grafts.
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(embryology) The part of a mesodermal somite from which the dermis develops.
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An instrument used surgically to remove a thin slice of skin for grafting.
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An area of skin which is innervated by afferent nerve fibers coming to a single posterior spinal root.
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The cutis plate.
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Origin of dermatome

  • derma– –tome

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • derma- +‎ -tome (“instrument for cutting”)

    From Wiktionary

  • dermat- +‎ -ome (“mass”)

    From Wiktionary