transdermal patch(redirected from Skin patches)
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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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|Noun||1.||transdermal 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