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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 epi·der·mis /ˌɛpəˈdɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 epi·der·mis /-ˈdɝməs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·i·der·mis n.
 1. Anat. The outer, nonsensitive layer of the skin; cuticle; scarfskin. See Dermis.
 2. Bot. The outermost layer of the cells, which covers both surfaces of leaves, and also the surface of stems, when they are first formed. As stems grow old this layer is lost, and never replaced.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body
          surface of vertebrates [syn: cuticle]