Definition of transdermal in English:


Line breaks: trans|der¦mal
Pronunciation: /ˌtranzˈdəːməl
, trɑːnz
, -ns-/


  • Relating to or denoting the application of a medicine or drug through the skin, typically by using an adhesive patch, so that it is absorbed slowly into the body.
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    • These results correlate with information from other studies, including tests of a transdermal contraceptive patch.
    • These included nicotine gum, inhaler, transdermal patch, and nasal spray.
    • They also received nicotine-replacement therapy using transdermal nicotine patches.

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