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 for Hypoderma
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) An inner cellular layer which lies beneath the
        chitinous cuticle of arthropods, annelids, and some other
        invertebrates.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Hypoderma
      n 1: in some classifications considered the type genus of the
           family Hypodermatidae: warble flies [syn: Hypoderma,
           genus Hypoderma]

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