cutis

[kyoo-tis]
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Origin of cutis

1595–1605; < Latin: skin; akin to Greek skŷtos hide2
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cutis

noun plural -tes (-tiːz) or -tises
  1. zoology a technical name for skin

Word Origin for cutis

C17: from Latin: skin
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cutis in Medicine

cutis

[kyōōtĭs]
n. pl. cu•tis•es
  1. Dermis.
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