Cutis meaning

kyo͝o'tĭs
The vertebrate skin, including both of its layers, the dermis and the epidermis.
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The dermis only; corium.
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(anatomy) The true skin or dermis, underlying the epidermis.
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Origin of cutis

  • Latin skin (s)keu- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin cutis (“living skin”)
    From Wiktionary