cutaneous

[ kyoo-tey-nee-uh s ]
/ kyuˈteɪ ni əs /
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adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the skin.

Origin of cutaneous

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

Word Origin for cutaneous

C16: from New Latin cutāneus, from Latin cutis skin; see hide ²
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Word Origin and History for cutaneous

cutaneous


adj.

1570s, from Medieval Latin cutaneus, from Latin cutis "the skin" (see cuticle).

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Medicine definitions for cutaneous

cutaneous

[ kyōō-tānē-əs ]

adj.

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

cutaneous

[ kyōō-tānē-əs ]

Relating to or involving the skin.
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