Definition of cutaneous
: of, relating to, or affecting the skin a cutaneous nerve cutaneous anthrax
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Up to one in five cases of cutaneous anthrax, the skin-infecting form, can be fatal.
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Origin and Etymology of cutaneous
New Latin cutaneus, from Latin cutis skin — more at hide
First Known Use: 1578
Medical Definition of cutaneous
: of, relating to, or affecting the skin a cutaneous infection four cutaneous nerves arise from the cervical plexus
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