Hypodermis definition

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An epidermal layer of cells that secretes an overlying chitinous cuticle, as in arthropods.
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(botany) A layer of cells lying immediately below the epidermis.
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(anatomy) A subcutaneous layer of loose connective tissue containing a varying number of fat cells.
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(bot.) A specialized layer of cells, as for support or water storage, lying immediately beneath the epidermis of a plant organ.
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(zool.) A layer of cells that lies beneath, and secretes, the cuticle of annelids, arthropods, etc.
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An epidermal layer of cells that secretes an overlying chitinous cuticle, as in arthropods.
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(botany) A layer of cells lying immediately below the epidermis.
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(anatomy) A subcutaneous layer of loose connective tissue containing a varying number of fat cells.
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An epidermal layer of cells that secretes an overlying chitinous cuticle, as in arthropods.
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(botany) A layer of cells lying immediately below the epidermis.
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(anatomy) A subcutaneous layer of loose connective tissue containing fat cells, lying beneath the dermis.
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Origin of hypodermis

  • hypo- +‎ dermis

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