- the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.
Origin of dermatology
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Examples from the Web for dermatology
"You ask for my opinion," replied the professor of dermatology at the University of Geneva.
Juglone has been used in dermatology to cure various skin disorders including both bacterial and fungus diseases.
Neurology describes the system of the nerves and of the brain; dermatology treats of the skin.
This inquiry was also sent to the members of the editorial board of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology.
Dr. Bourdillot, professor of dermatology in the University of Geneva, made his examination, and shook a tactful head.
- the branch of medicine concerned with the skin and its diseases
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Word Origin and History for dermatology
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- The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.
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- The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
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The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the skin.
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