- of, relating to, or affecting the skin.
Origin of cutaneous
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Examples from the Web for cutaneous
The inirritability of the cellular and cutaneous lymphatics is described in Sect.Zoonomia, Vol. II
At what age and upon what parts are cutaneous horns observed?
Is the grade of cutaneous irritation the same in all cases of scabies?
Cutaneous respiration is not unique in Typhlogobius and the Amblyopsid.
Cutaneous or external lungs are found in several groups of the vertebrates.The Wonders of Life
- of, relating to, or affecting the skin
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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