dermal

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Related to dermal melanocytosis: mongolian spot, Mongolian blue spot

der·mal

 (dûr′məl) also der·mic (-mĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the skin or dermis.

dermal

(ˈdɜːməl) or

dermatic

adj
(Biology) of or relating to the skin

der•mal

(ˈdɜr məl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the skin.
[1795–1805]

der·mal

(dûr′məl)
Relating to the skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dermal - of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula
2.dermal - of or relating to or located in the dermis
3.dermal - relating to or existing on or affecting the skin; "cutaneous nerves"; "a cutaneous infection"
Translations

dermal

adj dérmico
References in periodicals archive ?
In the papillary and upper reticular dermis, dendritic melanocytes are present and surrounded by fibrous sheaths (which are not present in other dermal melanocytosis, such as blue nevus or mongolian spots).
Keratinocyte expression of transgenic hepatocyte growth factor affects melanocyte development, leading to dermal melanocytosis.
Dermal melanocytosis includes a variety of pigmented lesions that are formed from the aberrant development of neural crest-derived melanocytes as they migrate to the dermis during embryogenesis [4].