Definition of Endermic

1. Adjective. Acting by absorption through the skin. "Endermic ointment"

Exact synonyms: Endermatic
Partainyms: Skin, Skin

Definition of Endermic

1. a. Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin.

Definition of Endermic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin. ¹

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Definition of Endermic

1. acting by absorption through the skin [adj]

Medical Definition of Endermic

1. Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin. Endermic method, that in which the medicine enters the system through the skin, being applied either to the sound skin, or to the surface denuded of the cuticle by a blister. Origin: Gr. In + skin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endermic

endemism
endemisms
endemoepidemic
endenization
endenizations
endenize
endenized
endenizen
endenizened
endenizening
endenizens
endenture
ender
endergonic
endermatic
endermic (current term)
endermically
endermism
endermosis
enderon
enderons
enders
endest
endeth
endew
endewed
endewing
endews
endexine
endexines

Literary usage of Endermic

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"To which is added an Appendix on the endermic Use of Medicines, and on the Use of Ether and Chloroform. The whole accompanied with a few brief ..."

2. The Medical formulary by Benjamin Ellis (1864)
"This mode of exhibition, which has received the name of the endermic method or endermic medication, is always found much more efficacious than the ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1871)
"... by the endermic Use of Quinine. — In a new journal, published by Dr. R. Vance, entitled the Medical World, is a paper on this subject, by Dr. E. Bradley ..."

4. A Treatise on headache and neuralgia by James Leonard Corning (1894)
"I now desire to say a word concerning the endermic use of remedies in neuralgia, and more particularly of the application of ..."

5. Boylston Prize Dissertations for the Years 1836 and 1837 by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1838)
"endermic treatment. MM. Lesieur and Lembert introduced the method of applying ... In an account of experiments upon the effects of the endermic method ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"... produced by the endermic application of the Acetate of Morphia. By M. DUPONT. (Journal de la Societe de Mede* cine de Bourdeaux, January 1841. ..."

7. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1857)
"But in this concentrated state it is a caustic solution, and too strong for common endermic use; and the author has proposed a proportion of one part of ..."

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