- : A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems.
* * *A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous diseases and related systemic diseases.
* * *der·ma·tol·o·gist (dur″mə-tolґo-jist) a physician specializing in dermatology.
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dermatologist — der ma*tol o*gist, n. One who discourses on the skin and its diseases; one versed in dermatology; especially, a physician with specialized training in dermatology, licensed to practise as a specialist in treating diseases of the skin. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
dermatologist — 1861; see DERMATOLOGY (Cf. dermatology) + IST (Cf. ist) … Etymology dictionary
dermatologist — UK [ˌdɜː(r)məˈtɒlədʒɪst] / US [ˌdɜrməˈtɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms dermatologist : singular dermatologist plural dermatologists medical a doctor who treats people who have skin diseases … English dictionary
dermatologist — [[t]dɜ͟ː(r)mət ɔləʤɪst[/t]] dermatologists N COUNT A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the study of skin and the treatment of skin diseases. Derived words: dermatology N UNCOUNT These drugs are of great value, particularly in… … English dictionary
dermatologist — dermatology ► NOUN ▪ the branch of medicine concerned with skin disorders. DERIVATIVES dermatological adjective dermatologically adverb dermatologist noun … English terms dictionary
dermatologist — noun see dermatology … New Collegiate Dictionary
dermatologist — /derr meuh tol euh jist/, n. a specialist in dermatology, esp. a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the skin. [1860 65; DERMATOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * … Universalium
dermatologist — noun A person who is skilled in, professes or practices dermatology. See Also: dermatological, dermatology … Wiktionary
dermatologist — der|ma|tol|o|gist [ ,dɜrmə talədʒıst ] noun count a doctor who treats people who have skin diseases ╾ der|ma|tol|o|gy noun uncount … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
dermatologist — derÂ·maÂ·tolÂ·oÂ·gist || â€šdÉœËmÉ™ tÉ’lÉ™dÊ’Éªst n. doctor who specializes in dermatology (study and treatment of skin and skin disorders) … English contemporary dictionary