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

cutaneously

adverb

Origin and Etymology of cutaneous

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


First Known Use: 1578


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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

cutaneously

adverb

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