[ en-dur-mik ]
/ ɛnˈdɜr mɪk /
acting through the skin, as a medicine, by absorption.
Related formsen·der·mi·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for endermic
The strongest of the formulas of Schleich may also be used for endermic infiltration.
The endermic method is the one most generally employed in securing cocaine local anesthesia by injection.
British Dictionary definitions for endermic
/ (ɛnˈdɜːmɪk) /
(of a medicine) acting by absorption through the skin
Word Origin for endermic
C19: from en- ² + Greek derma skin
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Medicine definitions for endermic
[ ĕn-dûr′mĭk ]
Acting medicinally by absorption through the skin.
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