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Definition of "dermal" [derm•al]

  • Of or relating to the skin or dermis. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dermal" in a sentence
  • "Its skin is covered with tiny scales called dermal denticles."
  • "After sunbathing, these oils need to be absorbed into the skin and to enter the tiny blood vessels called the dermal vasculature, so the deal is not to shower for at least eight hours after sun exposure."
  • "There has been a recent huge increase in demand for Botox and anti-wrinkle treatments known as dermal fillers."