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dermato-

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  1. a combining form meaning “skin,” used in the formation of compound words: dermatology.
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Also dermo-.Also especially before a vowel, derm-, dermat-.

Origin of dermato-

< Greek, combining form of dermat-, stem of dérma
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British Dictionary definitions for dermato-

dermato-

derma-, before a vowel dermat- or before a vowel derm-

combining form
  1. indicating skindermatology; dermatome; dermal; dermatitis
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Word Origin

from Greek derma skin
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Word Origin and History for dermato-

before vowels, dermat-, word-forming element meaning "of or pertaining to skin," from Greek dermato- (shortened form dermo-), from derma "skin" (see derma).

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dermato- in Medicine

dermato-

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  1. Skin:dermatophyte.
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