Definition of cutis in English:


Syllabification: cu·tis
Pronunciation: /ˈkyo͞otəs


  • The true skin or dermis.
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    • Scleredema is a rare skin disease, characterized by progressive induration of cutis and subcutaneous tissues.
    • Common sense, cleanliness and awareness will help you keep your cutis healthy and beauteous.
    • Similar grafts may be cut deeper, extending into the cutis, but they are less sure of taking than the thinner graft illustrated.


early 17th century: from Latin, 'skin'.

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