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percutaneous

[ pur-kyoo-tey-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpɜr kyuˈteɪ ni əs /
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adjective
administered, removed, or absorbed by way of the skin, as an injection, needle biopsy, or transdermal drug.
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Origin of percutaneous

First recorded in 1885–90; per- + cutaneous
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British Dictionary definitions for percutaneous

percutaneous
/ (ˌpɜːkjʊˈteɪnɪəs) /

adjective
med effected through the skin, as in the absorption of an ointment
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