percutaneous

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adjective per·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌpər-kyü-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Definition of percutaneous

  1. :  effected, occurring, or performed through the skin

percutaneously

adverb

1887

First Known Use of percutaneous

1887


Medical Dictionary

percutaneous

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adjective per·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌpər-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Medical Definition of percutaneous

  1. :  effected or performed through the skin <percutaneous removal of renal calculi—G. M. Preminger et al>

percutaneously

adverb

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