Definition of cutis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkjuːtɪs/


[mass noun] Anatomy
The true skin or dermis.
Example sentences
  • 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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