Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: Greek, from epi- ( EPICENTER) + derma 'skin'

epidermis

noun
     
Related topics: Biology, Human
ep‧i‧der‧mis [uncountable and countable]
technicalHBDCB the outside layer of your skin

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