- acting through the skin, as a medicine, by absorption.
Origin of endermic
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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.
- (of a medicine) acting by absorption through the skin
C19: from en- ² + Greek derma skin
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- Acting medicinally by absorption through the skin.
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