From New Latin cutāneusback-formation from Late Latin intercutāneussubcutāneusboth subcutaneousboth from Latin cutisskin(s)keu- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From New Latin *cutaneus, from Latincutis (“skin”)
Cutaneous Sentence Examples
Much motor weakness and cutaneous sensations similar to those above described soon follow.
And with certain cutaneous diseases accompanied by constitutional disturbances which afflict cattle, the affection in the skin appears on the patches bearing white hairs, the other parts remaining apparently healthy.
Many other substances, such as chrysarobin, mustard, pepper, &c., are also capable of irritating the skin, the effect produced varying from mere dilatation of the cutaneous vessels to destruction of tissue.
Large doses also depress the nervous system, weakening the anterior horns of grey matter in the spinal cord so as ultimately to cause complete paralysis, and also causing a partial insensibility of the cutaneous nerves of touch and pain.
The first is flaccid and sluggish in its movements, and has not much power of contraction; its epipodial lobes are enormously developed and extend far forward along the body; it gives out when handled an abundance of purple liquid, which is derived from cutaneous glands situated on the under side of the free edge of the mantle.