n. tissue or layer of cells beneath the exoskeleton of an arthropod (Zoology); layer of cells beneath the epidermis of a leaf or stem (Botany)

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  • Hypoderma — Hyp o*der ma, n. [NL. See {Hypo}, and {derma}.] 1. (Bot.) A layer of tissue beneath the epidermis in plants, and performing the physiological function of strengthening the epidermal tissue. In phanerogamous plants it is developed as collenchyma.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypoderma — Hypoderma, 1) H. De C, Schlauchpilzgattung; gehört zu Hysterium Fries.; 2) H. Nestl. (Hypodermium Lk.), gehört zu Schizoderma Kunze …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hypoderma — Hypoderma, Rinderbiesfliege, s. Bremen, S. 376 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hypoderma — Hypoderme (insecte) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hypoderme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hypoderma —   Hypoderma Clasificación científica Reino: Animalia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hypoderma — A genus of botflies whose larvae are the cause of a tropical form of myiasis linearis (cutaneous larva migrans) of man; occasionally they invade the interior of the eye. Two species, H. bovis and H. lineatum, are botflies of cattle. The ova of H …   Medical dictionary

  • Hypoderma — noun in some classifications considered the type genus of the family Hypodermatidae: warble flies • Syn: ↑genus Hypoderma • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Oestridae, ↑family Oestridae, ↑Hypodermatidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hypoderma actaeon — Stagworm Stag worm (st[a^]g w[^u]rm ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of any species of botfly which is parasitic upon the stag, such as {[OE]strus act[ae]on}, or {Hypoderma act[ae]on}, which burrows beneath the skin, and {Cephalomyia auribarbis}, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypoderma bovis — Gadfly Gad fly (g[a^]d fl[imac] ), n.; pl. {Gadflies}. [Gad + fly.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any dipterous insect of the genus {Oestrus}, and allied genera of botflies. [1913 Webster] Note: The sheep gadfly ({Oestrus ovis}) deposits its young in the nostrils… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypoderma bovis — Burrel fly Bur rel fly [From its reddish color. See 1st {Burrel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The botfly or gadfly of cattle ({Hypoderma bovis}). See {Gadfly}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypoderma — /huy peuh derr meuh/, n. Bot., Zool. hypodermis. [1820 30; HYPO + DERMA] * * * …   Universalium

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