cutis

noun
cu·​tis | \ ˈkyü-təs How to pronounce cutis (audio) \
plural cutes\ ˈkyü-​ˌtēz How to pronounce cutis (audio) \ or cutises

Definition of cutis

: dermis

First Known Use of cutis

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cutis

Latin

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“Cutis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cutis. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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cutis

noun
cu·​tis | \ ˈkyüt-əs How to pronounce cutis (audio) \
plural cutes\ ˈkyü-​ˌtēz How to pronounce cutis (audio) \ or cutises

Medical Definition of cutis

: dermis

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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about cutis

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