transcutaneous

[trans-kyoo-tey-nee-uhs]
adjective
by way of or through the skin.
Also, transcutaneal, transdermal.


Origin:
1940–45; trans- + cutaneous

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transcutaneous trans·cu·ta·ne·ous (trāns'kyōō-tā'nē-əs)
adj.
Transdermal.

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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is another method that has been used with good results.
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