mucocutaneous

adjective

mu·​co·​cu·​ta·​ne·​ous ˌmyü-kō-kyü-ˈtā-nē-əs How to pronounce mucocutaneous (audio)
: made up of or involving both typical skin and mucous membrane

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mucocutaneous was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Mucocutaneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mucocutaneous. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

mucocutaneous

adjective
mu·​co·​cu·​ta·​ne·​ous ˌmyü-kō-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs How to pronounce mucocutaneous (audio)
: made up of or involving both typical skin and mucous membrane
the mucocutaneous junction of the mouth
mucocutaneous candidiasis
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