of, pertaining to, or affecting the skin.

1570–80; < Medieval Latin cutāneus, equivalent to Latin cut(is) the skin + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus -eous). See cutis

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cutaneous (kjuːˈteɪnɪəs)
of, relating to, or affecting the skin
[C16: from New Latin cutāneus, from Latin cutis skin; see hide²]

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Word Origin & History

1570s, from Mod.L. cutaneus, from cutis "the skin" (see cuticle).
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cutaneous cu·ta·ne·ous (kyōō-tā'nē-əs)
Of, relating to, or affecting the skin.

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cutaneous   (ky-tā'nē-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or involving the skin.
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Example sentences
Tests for other antibodies will rule out or confirm discoid lupus and subacute cutaneous lupus.
About half the patients have small amounts of skin involvement, now called limited cutaneous scleroderma.
When only the skin is involved, it is known as cutaneous diphtheria, and is likely to be a nontoxic strain.
Cutaneous veins also are richly innervated with sympathetic vasoconstrictor fibers.
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