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dermatology

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

Simple Definition of dermatology

  • medical : the scientific study of the skin and its diseases

Full Definition of dermatology

  1. :  a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases

der·ma·to·log·ic play \-mə-tə-ˈlä-jik\ or der·ma·to·log·i·cal play \-ji-kəl\ adjective
der·ma·tol·o·gist play \-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

Examples of dermatology

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



1819

First Known Use of dermatology

1819


Medical Dictionary

dermatology

play
noun der·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌdər-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of dermatology

plural der·ma·tol·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases

  2. der·ma·tol·o·gist \-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jəst\play noun





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