Definition of percutaneous
: effected, occurring, or performed through the skin
Recent Examples of percutaneous from the Web
For example, Piedmont Newnan is about to start percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), which is basically like a cath lab.
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First Known Use of percutaneous
Medical Definition of percutaneous
: effected or performed through the skin percutaneous removal of renal calculi—G. M. Preminger et al
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