dermatologist


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der·ma·tol·o·gy

 (dûr′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the skin.

der′ma·to·log′i·cal (-tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), der′ma·to·log′ic adj.
der′ma·tol′o·gist n.

dermatologist

a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin and integument.
See also: Medical Specialties

dermatologist

Specialist in conditions and diseases affecting the skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermatologist - a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skindermatologist - a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
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dermatologist

[ˌdɜːməˈtɒlədʒɪst] Ndermatólogo/a m/f

dermatologist

[ˌdɜːrməˈtɒlədʒɪst] ndermatologue mf

dermatologist

nHautarzt m, → Hautärztin f, → Dermatologe m, → Dermatologin f

dermatologist

[ˌdɜːməˈtɒlədʒɪst] ndermatologo/a

der·ma·tol·o·gist

n. dermatólogo-a, especialista en dermatología.

dermatologist

n dermatólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en la piel y sus enfermedades, especialista mf de la piel
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The image is then compared against a database of more than 10,000 biopsied lesions and 600 confirmed melanomas to provide the dermatologist with an immediate reading.
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