dermatoglyphic etymology

English word dermatoglyphic comes from English dermis ((anatomy) The tissue of the skin underlying the epidermis.)

Detailed word origin of dermatoglyphic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dermis English (eng) (anatomy) The tissue of the skin underlying the epidermis.
dermatoglyphics English (eng) The patterns of loops, arches and whorls on the skin of the fingers and feet.. The study of such patterns.
dermatoglyphic English (eng) Relating to the study and subject matter of dermatoglyphics.

Words with the same origin as dermatoglyphic

Descendants of dermis
anthropodermic dermal dermatitis dermatoglyphics dermatology dermic epidermose leucodermic mesendoderm mesoderm mesomorph mesomorphic zoodermic