- The definition of percutaneous is something passed or made effective through the skin.
An example of percutaneous is lotion rubbed into the skin.
effected or introduced through the skin, as by rubbing, injection, etc.
Origin of percutaneousper- + cutaneous
Passed, done, or effected through the skin.
(comparative more percutaneous, superlative most percutaneous)
- Taking place through the skin