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endermic

[en-dur-mik] /ɛnˈdɜr mɪk/
adjective
1.
acting through the skin, as a medicine, by absorption.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; en-1 + -derm + -ic
Related forms
endermically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for endermic

endermic

/ɛnˈdɜːmɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a medicine) acting by absorption through the skin
Word Origin
C19: from en-² + Greek derma skin
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endermic in Medicine

endermic en·der·mic (ěn-dûr'mĭk)
adj.
Acting medicinally by absorption through the skin.

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