cutaneous

adjective cu·ta·ne·ous \ kyü-ˈtā-nē-əs \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018
: of, relating to, or affecting the skin
  • a cutaneous nerve
  • cutaneous anthrax

cutaneously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of cutaneous

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

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cutaneous

adjective cu·ta·ne·ous \ kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs \
: of, relating to, or affecting the skin
  • a cutaneous infection
  • four cutaneous nerves arise from the cervical plexus

cutaneously

adverb

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