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dermatology

noun der·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌdər-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

medical : the scientific study of the skin and its diseases

Full Definition of DERMATOLOGY

:  a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases
der·ma·to·log·ic \-mə-tə-ˈlä-jik\ or der·ma·to·log·i·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective
der·ma·tol·o·gist \-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

Examples of DERMATOLOGY

  1. One of the doctors at the clinic specializes in dermatology.

First Known Use of DERMATOLOGY

1819

dermatology

noun der·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌdər-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural der·ma·tol·o·gies

Medical Definition of DERMATOLOGY

:  a branch of science dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases
der·ma·tol·o·gist \-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jəst\ noun

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