noun. layer of cells that secretes the chitinous cuticle in e.g. arthropods.
- dermis (English)
- hypo- (English)
- ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word hypodermis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Otherwise, the nerves extend to near the bottom of the epidermis and the blood vessels loop up to near the bottom of the epidermis and then back down into the hypodermis.