of, relating to, or affecting the skin.
Origin of cutaneous
1570–80;Related formscu·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverb
< Medieval Latin cutāneus,
equivalent to Latin cut(is
) the skin + -āneus
+ -eus -eous
). See cutis
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Derived Formscutaneously, adverb
of, relating to, or affecting the skin
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
1570s, from Medieval Latin cutaneus, from Latin cutis "the skin" (see cuticle).
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Of, relating to, or affecting the skin.
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Relating to or involving the skin.
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