dermo-, derm-, derma-, dermato-, dermat-, -derm, -derma, -dermatic, -dermatous, -dermis, -dermal, -dermic, -dermoid, -dermatoid

(Greek: skin)

squandermania
An insane desire or obsession to spend money recklessly or to waste assets.
staitinodermia
staphyloderma
Cutaneous infection with staphylococci.
staphylodermatitis
A dermatitis, or inflammation of the skin, caused by staphylococci.
streptodermatitis
subdermal
subdermatoglyphic
The set of patterns that are the fine whorls, arches, and other finger-ridges that have an underlying dermal matrix which determines their distribution.
syphiloderm
taxidermic
1. The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in a lifelike state.
2. The art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearance.
taxidermist (s) (noun), taxidermists (pl)
1. A craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display: The taxidermist who prepared the owls for the natural history museum used glass eyes to give them an authentic and realistic appearance.
2. Etymology: from Greek tasxis, "arrangement, order" + derma, "skin" + -ist, "a person who does something".
Someone who is skilled in preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals.
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taxidermy (s) (noun), taxidermies (pl)
1. The art or process of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in lifelike appearances: The procedure of taxidermy is normally practiced on vertebrates, like birds, reptiles, and mammals, and these true-to-life creatures can be used as hunting trophies or can be seen in natural history museums.
2. Etymology: from the Greek words taxis, "to move" and derma, "skin".
The skill of preparing the skins of dead animals for lifelike presentations for people to see.
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toxicoderma
toxicodermatitis
toxicodermia
toxicodermic