- 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-mə-'täl-ə-jē n, pl -gies a branch of science dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseasesder·ma·tol·o·gist -mə-'täl-ə-jəst n
* * *n.the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.• dermatological adj.• dermatologist n.
* * *der·ma·tol·o·gy (dur″mə-tolґə-je) the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin and its appendages (hair and nails).
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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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 Date: 1819 a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases • dermatologic or dermatological adjective • dermatologist noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
dermatology — noun The study of the skin and its diseases See Also: dermatological, dermatologist … Wiktionary
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