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Pronunciation: en-der'mik, en-der-mat'ik

Definition: In or through the skin; denoting a method of treatment, as by inunction; the remedy produces its constitutional effect when absorbed through the skin surface to which it is applied.

[G. en, in, + derma (dermat-), skin]

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