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der·ma·tol·o·gy / ˌdərməˈtäləjē/ • n. the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. DERIVATIVES: der·ma·to·log·i·cal / -mətlˈäjikəl/ adj. der·ma·to·log·i·cal·ly / -mətlˈäjik(ə)lē/ adv. der·ma·tol·o·gist / -jist/ n.

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dermatology (dûrmətŏl´əjē), branch of medicine concerned with diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the skin. Dermatologists also study the structure and function of the skin, and the relationship between skin pathologies and malfunctions of other organs of the body. Dermatology often overlaps the practice of other medical specialties, e.g., neurology and internal medicine.

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dermatology (der-mă-tol-ŏji) n. the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.
dermatological adj. —dermatologist n.http://www.bad.org.uk Website of the British Association of Dermatologists

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dermatology Branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.