dermatology
noun Date: 1819 a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases • dermatologic or dermatological adjectivedermatologist noun

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  • Dermatology — Der ma*tol o*gy, n. [Gr. de rma, atos, skin + logy: cf. F. dermatologie.] The science which treats of the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dermatology — 1819, from DERMATO (Cf. dermato ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Dermatological …   Etymology dictionary

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

  • dermatology — [dʉr΄mə täl′ə jē] n. [ DERMATO + LOGY] the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases dermatologic [dʉr΄mətə läj′ik] adj. dermatological [dʉr΄mə təläj′i kəl] dermatologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Dermatology — Dermatologist Occupation Names Doctor, Medical Specialist Activity sectors Medicine Description Education required Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and …   Wikipedia

  • dermatology — dermatological /derr meuh tl oj i keuhl/, dermatologic, adj. /derr meuh tol euh jee/, n. the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. [1810 20; DERMATO + LOGY] * * * Medical specialty dealing with diseases of the skin. Its… …   Universalium

  • dermatology — noun The study of the skin and its diseases See Also: dermatological, dermatologist …   Wiktionary

  • dermatology — The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the skin, diseases of the skin, and the relationship of cutaneous lesions to systemic disease. [dermato + G. logos, study] * * * der·ma·tol·o·gy .dər m …   Medical dictionary

  • dermatology — der|ma|tol|o|gy [ˌdə:məˈtɔlədʒi US ˌdə:rməˈta: ] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : Greek; Origin: derma skin ] the part of medical science that deals with skin diseases and their treatment >dermatologist n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dermatology — study of skin Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

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