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Descriptor English: Dermis
Descriptor Spanish: Dermis
Descriptor Portuguese: Derme
Descriptor French: Derme
Entry term(s): Corium
Tree number(s): A17.815.180
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020405
Scope note: A layer of vascularized connective tissue underneath the EPIDERMIS. The surface of the dermis contains innervated papillae. Embedded in or beneath the dermis are SWEAT GLANDS; HAIR FOLLICLES; and SEBACEOUS GLANDS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Skin (1966-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33675
Unique ID: D020405
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Dermis - Preferred
Concept UI M0030055
Scope note A layer of vascularized connective tissue underneath the EPIDERMIS. The surface of the dermis contains innervated papillae. Embedded in or beneath the dermis are SWEAT GLANDS; HAIR FOLLICLES; and SEBACEOUS GLANDS.
Preferred term Dermis
Entry term(s) Corium



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