percutaneous

percutaneous

[pur-kyoo-tey-nee-uhs]
adjective
administered, removed, or absorbed by way of the skin, as an injection, needle biopsy, or transdermal drug.

Origin:
1885–90; per- + cutaneous

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percutaneous (ˌpɜːkjʊˈteɪnɪəs)
 
adj
med effected through the skin, as in the absorption of an ointment

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percutaneous per·cu·ta·ne·ous (pûr'kyōō-tā'nē-əs)
adj.
Passed, done, or effected through the unbroken skin.


per'cu·ta'ne·ous·ly adv.
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