Definition of dermatology in English:



  • [mass noun] The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.

    • ‘This test is usually carried out in dermatology departments in hospital.’
    • ‘Likewise, telemedicine might be cost effective for some disciplines such as dermatology and radiology but not for others.’
    • ‘Projects spanned a range of specialties - dermatology, psychiatry, respiratory medicine, cardiology, and oncology.’
    • ‘Laser therapy in dermatology is expanding rapidly and can be used to treat vascular and pigmented lesions, to remove tattoos, for depilation, and for skin resurfacing.’
    • ‘The department of internal medicine and dermatology has 170 beds in six general wards and a medical intensive care unit with 10 beds.’