sub·​der·​mal | \ ˌsəb-ˈdər-məl How to pronounce subdermal (audio) \

Definition of subdermal

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subdermally \ ˌsəb-​ˈdər-​mə-​lē How to pronounce subdermal (audio) \ adverb

Examples of subdermal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The classic example is cutting post-breakup bangs, but maybe surviving a global pandemic requires something subdermal. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, "The Post-Pandemic Beauty Boom Is Already Here," 7 Apr. 2021 What results is a subdermal, sub-corn syrup, crystal structure where the rapidly cooling gallium has formed unusual shapes. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Watch What Happens When You Inject Stretch Armstrong With Gallium," 24 June 2020 Non-barrier methods like the IUD, birth control pills, emergency contraception, and subdermal implants will not prevent an infection from passing from partner to partner, according to Planned Parenthood. Ashley Oerman, Cosmopolitan, "18 Things Every Woman Should Know About Getting an IUD," 6 Feb. 2018 My bill will protect employees from being punished or retaliated against for choosing not to have the subdermal microchip or other technological device implanted. Steve Esack,, "Alarmed Pa. lawmaker offers bill to prevent microchip implants in workers," 7 Aug. 2017 Think biometrics embedded in passports, driver’s licenses and subway tokens, which are then all linked up across borders via WiMax and a common XML schema and then perhaps tied via Bluetooth to subdermal chip implants/ViiV-compliant mp3 players. Wired Staff, WIRED, "Jim Williams: Terrorist or Mark of The Beast Builder?," 27 Apr. 2006

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First Known Use of subdermal

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Subdermal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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sub·​der·​mal | \ -ˈdər-məl How to pronounce subdermal (audio) \

Medical Definition of subdermal

: subcutaneous a subdermal injection

Other Words from subdermal

subdermally \ -​ē How to pronounce subdermal (audio) \ adverb

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