dermal

(redirected from dermal melanocytosis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to dermal melanocytosis: mongolian spot, Mongolian blue spot

dermal

[′dər·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the dermis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Dermal melanocytosis is thought to be due to the failure of migration of dermal melanocytes from the neural crest to the epidermal basal cell layer during fetal life, resulting in the presence of melanocytes in the dermis.