The innermost layer of the skin in vertebrate animals. The dermis lies under the epidermis and contains nerve endings and blood and lymph vessels. In mammals, the dermis also contains hair follicles and sweat glands.
An integument or outer layer of various invertebrates.
A natural outer covering of the body or of a plant, including skin, shell, hide, husk, or rind
(Zoology) A hard bony or chitinous outer covering, such as the fused dorsal plates of a turtle or the portion of the exoskeleton covering the head and thorax of a crustacean.
A similar outer covering on a nut or seed.
A heraldic escutcheon
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