dermal

[dur-muh l]
Also dermic.

Origin of dermal

First recorded in 1795–1805; derm(a)1 + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for dermal

dermal

adjective
  1. of or relating to the skin
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Word Origin and History for dermal
adj.

1803; see derm + -al (1). A native formation, the Greek adjective would be dermatikos, yielding *dermatic.

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dermal in Medicine

dermal

[dûrməl]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the skin or dermis.
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dermal in Science

dermal

[dûrməl]
  1. Relating to or involving the skin.
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