transdermal patch

a type of transdermal delivery system by which a patch containing medication is placed on the skin so that the medication is gradually absorbed over time.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • transdermal patch — noun A plastic patch that has been impregnated with medication. The patch is applied to the skin and delivers a steady dose of medication over time. Syn: skin patch …   Wiktionary

  • transdermal patch — noun a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstream • Syn: ↑skin patch • Hypernyms: ↑pad • Hyponyms: ↑estradiol patch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transdermal implant — Transdermal implants are a form of body modification used both in a medical and aesthetic context. In either case, they consist of an object placed partially below and partially above the skin, thus transdermal. The skin around it generally heals …   Wikipedia

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  • transdermal — trans·der·mal .tran(t)s dər məl, .tranz adj relating to, being, or supplying a medication in a form for absorption through the skin into the bloodstream <transdermal drug delivery> <a transdermal nicotine patch> trans·der·mal·ly ē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • transdermal delivery system — any means by which a drug is applied to the surface of the skin for transdermal absorption, such as a transdermal patch …   Medical dictionary

  • transdermal — 1. adjective Through the unbroken skin. 2. noun A transdermal patch or implant …   Wiktionary

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