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Acting medicinally by absorption through the skin.

en·der′mi·cal·ly adv.
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(ɛnˈdɜːmɪk) or


(Medicine) (of a medicine) acting by absorption through the skin
[C19: from en-2 + Greek derma skin]
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Adj.1.endermic - acting by absorption through the skin; "endermic ointment"
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6 Endermic induration and inflammation in injection site can influence the insulin absorption and change qualities of insulin to some extent.
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Under the agreement terms, Sankyo Pharma will transfer to STADA its 11 proprietary items including endermic antiphlogistic Mobilat and circulatory enhancer and humectant Hirudoid.