Epicutaneous vs Transdermal - What's the difference?

epicutaneous | transdermal |


As adjectives the difference between epicutaneous and transdermal

is that epicutaneous is (medicine) describing the application of a drug etc directly onto the surface of the skin while transdermal is through the unbroken skin.

As a noun transdermal is

a transdermal patch or implant.

epicutaneous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (medicine) Describing the application of a drug etc. directly onto the surface of the skin
  • transdermal

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Through the unbroken skin.
  • Derived terms

    * transdermal implant * transdermal patch

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A transdermal patch or implant.