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transdermal

[trans-dur-muh l, tranz-] /trænsˈdɜr məl, trænz-/
adjective
1.
Also, transdermic. transcutaneous.
2.
Pharmacology. (of a medication) applied to the skin, usually as part of an adhesive patch, for absorption into the bloodstream.
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transdermal

/trænzˈdɜːməl/
adjective
1.
(of a medicine) entering the bloodstream by absorption through the skin
Word Origin
C20: from trans- + dermal
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transdermal in Medicine

transdermal trans·der·mal (trāns-dûr'məl, trānz-)
adj.
Through or by way of the skin.

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