skin patch

skin patches

Definitions of skin patch
  1. noun
    a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstream
    synonyms: transdermal patch
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    estradiol patch
    a transdermal patch that allows estradiol to be absorbed into the blood stream; used in treating estrogen deficiency and in hormone replacement therapy
    type of:
    a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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