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dermatology

[dur-muh-tol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for dermatology

dermatology

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

n.

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

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dermatology in Medicine

dermatology

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