noun, plural cu·tes [kyoo-teez] /ˈkyu tiz/, cu·tis·es.
Origin of cutis
Examples from the Web for cutis
The cutis, or true skin, lies beneath the epidermis, and is its origin and support.A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene|Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
The cutis contains several kinds of specialized cells in many layers, each filled with minute granules of guanine.
Darwin possesses the epidermis of poetry but not the cutis; the cortex without the liber, alburnum, lignum, or medulla.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kerbert has found in the cutis of the embryonic chick, about the fifteenth day, certain pigment-cells.The Dawn of Reason|James Weir
Cutis cenea, bronze skin, they call it sometimes—extraordinary pigmentation—a little more to the light, if you please—ah!The Poet at the Breakfast Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.