Dermis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dermis

the middle skin layer where nerve endings, blood vessels, hair follicles, and other biological structures are found

Examples of Dermis in a sentence

The nurse injected the medication into the dermis that lies beneath the top layer of skin.  🔊

Below the upper layer of skin, the dermis contains the blood vessels that nourish the skin cells.  🔊

The knife went beneath the surface of the skin and into the dermis.  🔊

Because the dermis contains the actual nerve endings, it is often referred to as the real skin.  🔊

The dermis is the middle skin layer that resides between the epidermis, the top layer of skin, and the subcutaneous tissue.  🔊

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