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Definition of "subdermal" [subdermal]

  • Located or placed beneath the skin; subcutaneous. (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 "subdermal" in a sentence
  • "Since the monitor will be in such close proximity to these subdermal sensors, the readings should be far more accurate than with wearable monitors."
  • "The implant, called Implanon, the only such subdermal contraceptive available in the UK, has been used by thousands of women over the past 11 years."
  • "The basis for successful use of Implanon is a correct and carefully performed subdermal insertion of the implant in accordance with the product instructions."