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

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Other Words from dermatology

dermatologic \ -​mə-​tə-​ˈlä-​jik \ or dermatological \ -​ji-​kəl \ adjective
dermatologist \ -​mə-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist \ noun

Examples of dermatology in a Sentence

One of the doctors at the clinic specializes in dermatology.

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The first possibility is pretty rare, Joshua Zeichner, a director of cosmetic and clinical dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, tells Allure. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "Can Using Niacinamide in Your Skin-Care Routine Cause Redness?," 22 July 2018 There are a lot more options than your standard hand lotion on store shelves these days, says Joshua Zeichner, M.D., the director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Molly Nover-baker, SELF, "11 Treatments That Will Soothe Super Dry Hands This Winter," 26 Dec. 2018 Adult JAPs are found in all realms — real estate, dermatology, law, child-rearing. Jamie Lauren Keiles, Vox, "How the JAP became America’s most complex Jewish stereotype.," 5 Dec. 2018 Nose hair The inside-the-nose region is not super accessible, Tyler Hollmig, M.D., director of laser and aesthetic dermatology at Stanford Health Care, points out, so trimming or plucking tends to be the way to go here. Jenn Sinrich, SELF, "Facial Hair Removal Guide: How to Remove Every Unwanted Hair From Your Face," 10 Oct. 2018 Those dangerous hours are determined by how high the sun is in the sky, explains Susan Y. Chon, MD, associate professor in the department of dermatology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "8 Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask About Sun Protection," 3 July 2018 His father was the chair of dermatology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. New York Times, "Jamie Daw, Benjamin Oseroff," 24 June 2018 For now, Andrew Alexis, M.D., the chair of dermatology at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, warns against jumping to conclusions. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Hawaii's Sunscreen Ban Doesn't Hit Until 2021, but the Reason for It Is Scary," 15 May 2018 Free services include dental screenings, dermatology consultations, eye glasses information and adjustments and haircuts as well as immunizations for those who meet certain requirements. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of dermatology

1819, in the meaning defined above

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dermatology

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dermatology

medical : the scientific study of the skin and its diseases

dermatology

noun
der·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdər-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē \
plural dermatologies

Medical Definition of dermatology

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

Other Words from dermatology

dermatologist \ -​mə-​ˈtäl-​ə-​jəst \ noun

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