Origin of cuticle
Examples from the Web for subcuticular
The punctured parts of the right arm were surrounded with some degree of subcuticular inflammation.Zoonomia, Vol. I|Erasmus Darwin
Subcuticular mottling is present in typhus, and absent in measles.
Besides this eruption there is another which consists of a faint, irregular dusky red, subcuticular mottling.
British Dictionary definitions for subcuticular
Word Origin for cuticle
Word Origin and History for subcuticular
1610s, from Latin cuticula, diminutive of cutis "skin," from PIE *ku-ti-, from root *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (cf. Lithuanian kiautas "husk," Old English hyd "skin, hide;" see hide (n.1)). Specialized sense of "skin at the base of the nail" is from 1907. Related: Cuticular.