dermatologist

[dur-muh-tol-uh-jist]
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noun

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
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Word Origin and History for dermatologist
n.

1861; see dermatology + -ist.

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dermatologist

[dûr′mə-tŏlə-jĭst]

n.

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