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cutaneous

[ kyoo-tey-nee-uhs ]
/ kyuˈteɪ ni əs /
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adjective
of, relating to, or affecting the skin.
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Origin of cutaneous

1570–80; <Medieval Latin cutāneus, equivalent to Latin cut(is) the skin + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus-eous). See cutis

OTHER WORDS FROM cutaneous

cu·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cutaneous

cutaneous
/ (kjuːˈteɪnɪəs) /

adjective
of, relating to, or affecting the skin

Derived forms of cutaneous

cutaneously, adverb

Word Origin for cutaneous

C16: from New Latin cutāneus, from Latin cutis skin; see hide ²
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Medical definitions for cutaneous

cutaneous
[ kyōō-tānē-əs ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or affecting the skin.
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Scientific definitions for cutaneous

cutaneous
[ kyōō-tānē-əs ]

Relating to or involving the skin.
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