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transdermal

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adjective trans·der·mal \tran(t)s-ˈdər-məl, tranz-\

Definition of transdermal

  1. :  relating to, being, or supplying a medication in a form for absorption through the skin into the bloodstream <transdermal drug delivery> <transdermal nitroglycerin> <transdermal nicotine patch>

transdermally play \-mə-lē\ adverb


1944

First Known Use of transdermal

1944

Rhymes with transdermal


Medical Dictionary

transdermal

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adjective trans·der·mal \ˌtran(t)s-ˈdər-məl, ˌtranz-\

Medical Definition of transdermal

  1. :  relating to, being, or supplying a medication in a form for absorption through the skin into the bloodstream <transdermal drug delivery> <a transdermal nicotine patch>

transdermally \-ē\play adverb



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