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transcutaneous

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adjective trans·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌtran(t)s-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Definition of transcutaneous

  1. :  passing, entering, or made by penetration through the skin <transcutaneous infection>



Circa 1941

First Known Use of transcutaneous

circa 1941


Medical Dictionary

transcutaneous

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adjective trans·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌtran(t)s-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Medical Definition of transcutaneous

  1. :  passing, entering, or made by penetration through the skin <transcutaneous infection>




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