transdermal

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

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percutaneous absorption

Pertains to noun: ↑skin (for: ↑transcutaneous), ↑skin (for: ↑percutaneous), ↑dermis (for: ↑transdermic), ↑dermis

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  • Transdermal — may refer to: * Transdermal patch, used for medicine delivery * Transdermal implant, used for medical or aesthetic purposes …   Wikipedia

  • transdermal — [trans dʉr′məl, tranzdʉr′məl] adj. designating or of an adhesive PATCH1 (n. 10) designed to release a drug or hormone into the bloodstream through the skin …   English World dictionary

  • transdermal — adjective Date: 1944 relating to, being, or supplying a medication in a form for absorption through the skin into the bloodstream < transdermal drug delivery > < transdermal nitroglycerin > < transdermal nicotine patch > • transdermally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transdermal — trans·der·mal .tran(t)s dər məl, .tranz adj relating to, being, or supplying a medication in a form for absorption through the skin into the bloodstream <transdermal drug delivery> <a transdermal nicotine patch> trans·der·mal·ly ē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • transdermal — [[t]træ̱nzdɜ͟ː(r)m(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Transdermal medicine is absorbed through the skin, for example by means of a skin patch. ...a transdermal cream …   English dictionary

  • Transdermal — Schematischer Querschnitt menschlicher Haut Der Begriff transdermal (von lat. trans „durch, hindurch” und griech. derma „Haut“) wird meist zur Beschreibung der entsprechenden Verabreichung von Arzneistoffen, die über transdermale Pflaster von der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • transdermal — 1. adjective Through the unbroken skin. 2. noun A transdermal patch or implant …   Wiktionary

  • transdermal — /trans derr meuhl, tranz /, adj. 1. Also, transdermic. transcutaneous. 2. Pharm. (of a medication) applied to the skin, usually as part of an adhesive patch, for absorption into the bloodstream. [TRANS + DERMAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • transdermal — durch die Haut hindurch * * * trans|der|mal <Adj.> [aus lat. trans = hinüber, hindurch u. ↑dermal] (Med.): (von der Verabreichung von Medikamenten) durch ein auf die Haut aufgeklebtes Pflaster, aus dem der Wirkstoff gleichmäßig freigesetzt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • transdermal — trans|derma̲l [zu ↑trans... u. ↑Derma]: durch die Haut hindurch erfolgend (von der Wirkung von Arzneimitteln; z. B. transdermale Nitrattherapie) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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