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cutaneous

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adjective cu·ta·ne·ous \kyü-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Definition of cutaneous

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the skin <a cutaneous nerve> <cutaneous anthrax>

cu·ta·ne·ous·ly adverb


Origin of cutaneous

New Latin cutaneus, from Latin cutis skin — more at hide


First Known Use: 1578

Rhymes with cutaneous


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cutaneous

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adjective cu·ta·ne·ous \kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Medical Definition of cutaneous

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the skin <a cutaneous infection> <four cutaneous nerves arise from the cervical plexus>

  2. cu·ta·ne·ous·ly adverb




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