transdermal patch

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transdermal patch

n.
A medicated adhesive pad that is placed on the skin to deliver a timed-release dose of medication through the skin into the bloodstream. Also called skin patch.
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Noun1.transdermal patch - a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstreamtransdermal patch - a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstream
estradiol patch - a transdermal patch that allows estradiol to be absorbed into the blood stream; used in treating estrogen deficiency and in hormone replacement therapy
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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MEDHERANT, a spin-out of the University of Warwick, is leading the way in developing the next generation of skin patches for the delivery of drugs.
Back in my day, skin patches containing drugs were only a researcher's dream.
The disease results in slow-growing, red skin patches.
The electronic skin patches are about the thickness of a human hair, and wearers can't feel them on their skin.
They argued that, as a tobacco addict and habitual smoker, he should have been given nicotine skin patches, chewing gum or some other means to satisfy his nicotine craving during the period the smoking ban was in force.
EthyleX Exfoliating Gel was formulated especially for dry skin patches that appear on knees, elbows and the scalp.
So, to avoid ugly skin patches, but also to possibly save your life.
The most recent study, reported in a 2009 issue of the Drug and Therapeutic Bulletin, noted that testosterone skin patches for women did little to increase their sexual desire after hysterectomy.
CRADLE cap (infant seborrheoic dermatitis) shows up as yellow greasy skin patches on newborn babies' scalps.
is developing a line of translucent UV-blocking films for use in making transdermal skin patches for drug delivery.
Oral hormone replacement therapy more than doubles a woman's risk of blood clots compared to skin patches, according to a new report.
He has a gaunt face, high cheekbones, a prominent jawbone, brown eyes, and has light brown skin patches on his cheeks.