Definitions for transdermaltrænsˈdɜr məl, trænz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•der•maltrænsˈdɜr məl, trænz-(adj.)

  1. Also, trans•der′mic. transcutaneous.

    Category: Medicine

  2. (of a medication) applied to the skin, usu. as part of an adhesive patch, for absorption into the bloodstream.

    Category: Pharmacology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transdermal, transdermic, percutaneous, transcutaneous(adj)

    through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches)

    "transdermal estrogen"; "percutaneous absorption"


  1. transdermal(Noun)

    A transdermal patch or implant.

  2. transdermal(Adjective)

    Through the unbroken skin.


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