transdermal

adjective
trans·​der·​mal | \ tran(t)s-ˈdər-məl How to pronounce transdermal (audio) , tranz- \

Definition of transdermal

: 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

Other Words from transdermal

transdermally \ tran(t)s-​ˈdər-​mə-​lē How to pronounce transdermal (audio) , tranz-​ \ adverb

Examples of transdermal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once in the body, the transdermal version of donepezil works similarly to the oral formulation of the drug. Mariana Lenharo, Health.com, 13 Apr. 2022 Ventures is also developing a psilocybin transdermal patch for use in clinical therapeutic applications. A.j. Herrington, Forbes, 6 Jan. 2022 So give them the gift of comfort (without sacrificing stilettos) with CBD transdermal foot patches from Her Highness. Sophie Saint Thomas, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 Despite significant advances in injectable, transdermal and nasal routes for drug administration, the oral route is preferred because of its convenience for the patient. Chao Yan, Scientific American, 17 June 2020 Lee used a method called transdermal optical imaging, which measures blood flow in the skin, to see what was behind his son’s neutral facial expression. Christiane Gelitz, Scientific American, 9 Feb. 2021 Since May, Kindeva, which specializes in micro-needles, inhalers and transdermal drug patches, has seen its employment swell from 900 to more than 1,000 workers, Mann said. Dee Depass, Star Tribune, 16 Oct. 2020 There is only limited evidence for the use of transdermal CBD. Jenny Wilkerson, chicagotribune.com, 12 Sep. 2019 The most successful of these was a transdermal patch called Duragesic, which allowed for the slow, controlled release of fentanyl in patients with chronic pain. Alex W. Palmer, New York Times, 17 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of transdermal

1944, in the meaning defined above

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20 Apr 2022

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“Transdermal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transdermal. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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transdermal

adjective
trans·​der·​mal | \ ˌtran(t)s-ˈdər-məl, ˌtranz- How to pronounce transdermal (audio) \

Medical Definition of transdermal

: 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

Other Words from transdermal

transdermally \ -​ē How to pronounce transdermal (audio) \ adverb

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