Definition of transcutaneous in English:


Line breaks: trans|cu¦ta¦ne|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌtranzkjʊˈteɪnɪəs
, ˌtrɑːnz-, -ns-/


Existing, applied, or measured across the depth of the skin: a transcutaneous temperature gradient
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  • 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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