[ pur-kyoo-tey-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌpɜr kyuˈteɪ ni əs /
administered, removed, or absorbed by way of the skin, as an injection, needle biopsy, or transdermal drug.
- percussion tool,
- percussion welding,
- percy, sir henry,
- percy, thomas,
- percy, walker,
Origin of percutaneous
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This objection is not applicable to percutaneous electrization, save in a much more limited degree.
/ (ˌpɜːkjʊˈteɪnɪəs) /
med effected through the skin, as in the absorption of an ointment
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[ pûr′kyōō-tā′nē-əs ]
Passed, done, or effected through the unbroken skin.
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