Co"ri*um (k?"r?-?m), n. [L. corium leather.]

1.

Armor made of leather, particularly that used by the Romans; used also by English soldiers till the reign of Edward I.

Fosbroke.

2. Anat. (a)

Same as Dermis.

(b)

The deep layer of mucous membranes beneath the epithelium.

 

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