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hypodermis

hy·po·der·mis

hypodermis

 
pronunciation:
haI p duhr ms
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in plants, a layer of cells directly beneath the epidermis.
definition 2: a layer of cells that lies beneath and releases the cuticle in some invertebrates.
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The word hypodermis contains the following parts:
derm, derma, dermat, dermato Greek root that means skin