- Of or relating to the skin.
- Affecting the skin.
Late latin cutaneus, from latin cutis, cutic- 'skin'.
- The doctor diagnosed a cutaneous infection.
- Cutaneous sensation is the perception of touch on the skin.
- The cutaneous nerves are responsible for transmitting sensations from the skin to the central nervous system.
- This treatment is effective for cutaneous leishmaniasis, a parasitic skin disease.
- The cutaneous blood vessels respond to changes in temperature to regulate body heat.