The punctured parts of the right arm were surrounded with some degree of subcuticular inflammation.
subcuticular mottling is present in typhus, and absent in measles.
Besides this eruption there is another which consists of a faint, irregular dusky red, subcuticular mottling.
1610s, from Latin cuticula, diminutive of cutis "skin," from PIE *ku-ti-, from root *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (cf. Lithuanian kiautas "husk," Old English hyd "skin, hide;" see hide (n.1)). Specialized sense of "skin at the base of the nail" is from 1907. Related: Cuticular.
subcuticular sub·cu·tic·u·lar (sŭb'kyōō-tĭk'yə-lər)
Located or occurring beneath the cuticle or epidermis.
cuticle cu·ti·cle (kyōō'tĭ-kəl)
The strip of hardened skin at the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail.
The outermost layer of the skin; epidermis.
Dead or cornified epidermis.