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dermatology

[dur-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌdɜr məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; dermato- + -logy
Related forms
dermatological
[dur-muh-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌdɜr mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
dermatologic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dermatology

dermatology

/ˌdɜːməˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the skin and its diseases
Derived Forms
dermatological (ˌdɜːmətəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
dermatologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for dermatology
n.

1819, from dermato- + -logy. Related: Dermatological.

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dermatology in Medicine

dermatology der·ma·tol·o·gy (dûr'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.


der'ma·to·log'i·cal (-tə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or der'ma·to·log'ic adj.
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dermatology in Science
dermatology
  (dûr'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
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dermatology in Culture
dermatology [(dur-muh-tol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the skin.

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