DERMATOME

1. the area of skin that is represented by fibres from the doral root of a certain spinal nerve. 2. The surgical instrument used to remove thin slices of skin used for skin grafts and removing lesions.

DERMATOME: "A dermatome is used to take lesions from the skin."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DERMATOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dermatome/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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