Definition of dermatology in English:


Line breaks: derma|tol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌdəːməˈtɒlədʒi


[mass noun]
The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.
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  • Projects spanned a range of specialties - dermatology, psychiatry, respiratory medicine, cardiology, and oncology.
  • The department of internal medicine and dermatology has 170 beds in six general wards and a medical intensive care unit with 10 beds.
  • Likewise, telemedicine might be cost effective for some disciplines such as dermatology and radiology but not for others.



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  • Clinical evaluation may detect gastrointestinal, neurologic, dermatologic, and musculoskeletal complications in the advanced stages of chronic kidney disease.
  • A dermatologist or dermatologic surgeon with training and experience in laser hair removal may be best suited to decide whether you're a candidate for laser hair removal and, if so, what type of laser may work best for you.
  • There was no family history of dermatologic conditions, and she had no other medical problems to suggest dermatologic pathology.


Pronunciation: /-təˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
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  • Its side effects include hepatotoxicity, gastrointestinal symptoms, and dermatological reaction.
  • The increased numbers of respiratory and dermatological disorders in the triage group, therefore, do not account for the increase in costs.
  • Advances in the understanding of dermatological conditions have allowed dermatologists to refine treatments.


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  • It further claimed the product was ‘dermatologically tested and FDA approved.’
  • Bringing jewellery closer than ever before to the body, to fashion and cosmetics, the tattoos are imitation crystals that are easily applied directly to the skin by means of a dermatologically tested adhesive.
  • Clinically and dermatologically tested, they look inoffensively like pink marshmallows and are designed to block the flow of blood during intercourse without being felt by either party.


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  • This is a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, medical oncologists, dermatologists, and other medical professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
  • Two physicians, a general practitioner and a dermatologist, were consultants to the project.
  • Specimens had been submitted by both dermatologists and general practitioners.

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