[kawr-ee-uh m, kohr-] /ˈkɔr i əm, ˈkoʊr-/
noun, plural coria
[kawr-ee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr i ə, ˈkoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
Anatomy, Zoology. .
Entomology. the thickened, leathery, basal portion of a hemelytron.
noun (pl) -ria (-rɪə)
Also called derma, dermis. the deep inner layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis, containing connective tissue, blood vessels, and fat
(entomol) the leathery basal part of the forewing of hemipterous insects
1650s, from Latin corium “skin, hide, leather,” related to cortex “bark,” scortum “skin, hide,” from PIE root *(s)ker- (1) “to cut” (cf. Sanskrit krtih “hide;” Old Church Slavonic scora “skin,” Russian skora “hide,” kora “bark;” Welsh corwg “boat made with leather skins;” Old English sceran “to cut, shear;” see shear (v.)). Related: Coriaceous.
corium co·ri·um (kôr’ē-əm)
n. pl. co·ri·a (kôr’ē-ə)
/kəˈrɪksɪd/ noun 1. any heteropterous water bug of the vegetarian family Corixidae, typified by Corixa punctata, common in sluggish waters. The forelegs have become modified and are used in stridulation, as by the water singer (Micronecta poweri) See also water boatman adjective 2. of or relating to the Corixidae
[kaw-reet-tsah] /kɔˈrit tsɑ/ noun 1. Italian name of .
[kawr-kij] /ˈkɔr kɪdʒ/ noun 1. a fee charged, as in a restaurant, for serving wine or liquor brought in by the patron. /ˈkɔːkɪdʒ/ noun 1. a charge made at a restaurant for serving wine, etc, bought off the premises
noun, Botany. 1. . noun 1. a layer of meristematic cells in the cortex of the stems and roots of woody plants, the outside of which gives rise to cork cells and the inside to secondary cortical cells (phelloderm) Also called phellogen cork cambium A layer of cambium near the surface of the stems of […]