- The definition of percutaneous is something passed or made effective through the skin.
An example of percutaneous is lotion rubbed into the skin.
percutaneous definition by Webster's New World
effected or introduced through the skin, as by rubbing, injection, etc.
Origin: per- plush cutaneous
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- percutaneously adverb
percutaneous definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Passed, done, or effected through the skin.
- perˌcu·taˈne·ous·ly adverb
percutaneous - Medical Definition
Passed, done, or effected through the unbroken skin.