Endermic method
Endermic En*der"mic, a. [Gr. ? in + ? skin.] (Med.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin. [1913 Webster]

{Endermic method}, that in which the medicine enters the system through the skin, being applied either to the sound skin, or to the surface denuded of the cuticle by a blister. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Endermic — En*der mic, a. [Gr. ? in + ? skin.] (Med.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin. [1913 Webster] {Endermic method}, that in which the medicine enters the system through the skin, being applied either to the sound skin, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endermic, endermatic — In or through the skin; denoting a method of treatment, as by inunction; the remedy produces its constitutional effect when absorbed through the skin surface to which it is applied. [G. en, in, + derma (dermat ), skin] …   Medical dictionary

  • Endermically — En*der mic*al*ly, adv. By the endermic method; as, applied endermically. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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