Definition of cutis in English:

cutis

noun

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

    • ‘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.’
    epidermis, dermis
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin, skin.

Pronunciation:

cutis

/ˈkjuːtɪs/