dermatologist der`ma*tol"o*gist, n. One who discourses on the skin and its diseases; one versed in dermatology; especially, a physician with specialized training in dermatology, licensed to practise as a specialist in treating diseases of the skin. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dermatologist — 1861; see DERMATOLOGY (Cf. dermatology) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dermatologist — UK [ˌdɜː(r)məˈtɒlədʒɪst] / US [ˌdɜrməˈtɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms dermatologist : singular dermatologist plural dermatologists medical a doctor who treats people who have skin diseases …   English dictionary

  • dermatologist — [[t]dɜ͟ː(r)mət ɔləʤɪst[/t]] dermatologists N COUNT A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the study of skin and the treatment of skin diseases. Derived words: dermatology N UNCOUNT These drugs are of great value, particularly in… …   English dictionary

  • dermatologist — dermatology ► NOUN ▪ the branch of medicine concerned with skin disorders. DERIVATIVES dermatological adjective dermatologically adverb dermatologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dermatologist — noun see dermatology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dermatologist — /derr meuh tol euh jist/, n. a specialist in dermatology, esp. a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the skin. [1860 65; DERMATOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • dermatologist — noun A person who is skilled in, professes or practices dermatology. See Also: dermatological, dermatology …   Wiktionary

  • Dermatologist — A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems. * * * A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous diseases and related systemic diseases. * * * der·ma·tol·o·gist (dur″mə tolґo jist) …   Medical dictionary

  • dermatologist — der|ma|tol|o|gist [ ,dɜrmə talədʒıst ] noun count a doctor who treats people who have skin diseases ╾ der|ma|tol|o|gy noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dermatologist — der·ma·tol·o·gist || ‚dɜːmÉ™ tÉ’lÉ™dʒɪst n. doctor who specializes in dermatology (study and treatment of skin and skin disorders) …   English contemporary dictionary

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