a specialist in dermatology, especially a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the skin.

Origin of dermatologist

First recorded in 1860–65; dermatolog(y) + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for dermatologist

1861; see dermatology + -ist.

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Medicine definitions for dermatologist




A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.
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