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 History of this Word

"dermato" is from "derma" (skin) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"dermato-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "skin" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

dermato- illustration Do you need to see a dermatologist?
dermato- illustration Although poison ivy is the best known cause of contact dermatitis, it is certainly not the only culprit.