Cutaneous (adjective)

  1. Of or relating to the skin.
  2. Affecting the skin.


Late latin cutaneus, from latin cutis, cutic- 'skin'.


  1. The doctor diagnosed a cutaneous infection.
  2. Cutaneous sensation is the perception of touch on the skin.
  3. The cutaneous nerves are responsible for transmitting sensations from the skin to the central nervous system.
  4. This treatment is effective for cutaneous leishmaniasis, a parasitic skin disease.
  5. The cutaneous blood vessels respond to changes in temperature to regulate body heat.
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