meaning of -derm

-derm meaning in Etymology Dictionary

word-forming element meaning "skin," from Greek derma "skin, conceal, fabric" (see derma).


-derm meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix or terminal formative, a great deal used in anatomical terms, and signifying epidermis, integument, addressing; as, blastoderm, ectoderm, etc.


-derm meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A suffix or terminal formative, much found in anatomical terms, and signifying skin, integument, addressing; because, blastoderm, ectoderm, etc.