dermatology

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

Definition of dermatology

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

dermatologic

play \-mə-tə-ˈlä-jik\ or dermatological play \-ji-kəl\ adjective

dermatologist

play \-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

Examples of dermatology in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of dermatology

1819


DERMATOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

dermatology

noun

Definition of dermatology for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

dermatology

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

medical Definition of dermatology

plural dermatologies
: a branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its structure, functions, and diseases

dermatologist

play \-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jəst\ noun


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