dermatology etymology

English word dermatology comes from English -logy, Ancient Greek δέρμα

Detailed word origin of dermatology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
δέρμα Ancient Greek (grc)
dermatology English (eng) (medicine) The study of the skin and its diseases.

Words with the same origin as dermatology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological pharmacology proctology seismology topology urology
Descendants of δέρμα
-derm acanthokeratodermia angiodermatitis anthropodermic antidermatitis derm dermal dermatitis dermis dermo- echinodermatous endodermis epidermalization epidermis leucodermic mesoderm mesomorph mesomorphic nonepidermal pachyderm photodermatitis taxidermic taxidermy zoodermic