transdermal drug delivery
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transdermal drug delivery (TDD)
Etymology: L, trans + Gk, derma, skin
a method of applying a drug to unbroken skin. The drug is absorbed continuously through the skin and enters the systemic system. It is used particularly for the administration of nicotine, nitroglycerin, scopolamine, testosterone, and contraceptives.