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transdermal

 [trans-der´mal]
entering through the dermis, or skin, as in administration of a drug applied to the skin in ointment or patch form. See also percutaneous. Called also transcutaneous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

transdermal

(trăns-dûr′məl, trănz-)
adj.
Through or by way of the skin: transdermal inoculation.
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transdermal

adjective Referring to a medication applied topically (to the skin) and absorbed systemically.
 
noun A generic term for any agent administered topically and meant to be absorbed to manage systemic disease.
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trans·der·mal

(trans.) (trans-dĕr'măl)
Entering through the dermis or skin, as in administration of a drug applied to the skin in ointment or patch form.
Synonym(s): topical administration.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trans·der·mal

(trans-dĕr'măl)
Entering through the dermis or skin.
Synonym(s): topical administration.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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