dermatology

[dur-muh-tol-uh-jee]

Origin of dermatology

First recorded in 1810–20; dermato- + -logy
Related formsder·ma·to·log·i·cal [dur-muh-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌdɜr mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, der·ma·to·log·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for dermatological

Contemporary Examples of dermatological

  • Her skin does not appear to be ravaged by any sort of dermatological disease.

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British Dictionary definitions for dermatological

dermatology

noun
  1. the branch of medicine concerned with the skin and its diseases
Derived Formsdermatological (ˌdɜːmətəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivedermatologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for dermatological

dermatology

n.

1819, from dermato- + -logy. Related: Dermatological.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

dermatological in Medicine

dermatology

[dûr′mə-tŏlə-jē]
n.
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.
Related formsder′ma•to•logi•cal (-tə-lŏjĭ-kəl) null adj.
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dermatological in Science

dermatology

[dûr′mə-tŏlə-jē]
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
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dermatological in Culture

dermatology

[(dur-muh-tol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the skin.

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