pl. -·tes or -·tises
- the vertebrate skin, including both of its layers, the dermis and the epidermis
- the dermis only; corium
Origin of cutisL: see cuticle
nounpl. cu·tes or cu·tis·es
Origin of cutisLatin, skin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin cutis (“living skin”)