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dermal

[′dər·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the dermis.
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Once the participants' core body temperatures reached about 100[degrees]F, they were dermally dosed with either the antihistamine pyrilamine, which acts through the H1 receptor; the antihistamine cimetidine, which acts through the H2 receptor; or nitro-L-arginine-methyl ester (L-NAME), which blocks nitric oxide.
Recent data show that the low-molecular-weight phthalates (DEP, DBP, BBzP) may also be dermally absorbed and that the more volatile phthalates can be inhaled (ATSDR 1995, 2001).
This potential for increased dermal uptake in premature neonates may be an important factor in scenarios where these neonates are dermally exposed to contaminants present in bath water or to chemicals in hygienic or diaper-rash products.
A comparative study of the kinetics and bioavailability of pure and soil-adsorbed naphthalene in dermally exposed male rats.
The assessment of skin irritancy and corrosivity is important for chemicals that may be dermally applied or for occupational exposure by this route.
Environmental Protection Agency methods to show that, residents, during showers and while washing, were inhaling and dermally absorbing unsafe amounts of VOCs (residents were already boiling their drinking water to disperse VOCs, so ingestion was not a part of the study).
Irrespective of the method used to calculate the dermally applied dose, the amount taken up by the animal can never be calculated with the same precision as with the oral or parenteral routes from the amount applied.