Definition of transcutaneous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtran(t)skyo͞oˈtānēəs/
Pronunciation: /ˌtranzkyo͞oˈtānēəs/


Existing, applied, or measured across the depth of the skin.
Example sentences
  • There are two types of electrotherapy - transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and neuromuscular electrical stimulation.
  • This mechanism is involved when clinicians use transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to relieve pain.
  • Other pain control methods that may be helpful include transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.

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Syllabification: trans·cu·ta·ne·ous

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