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cu·tis

 (kyo͞o′tĭs)
n. pl. cu·tes (-tēz) or cu·tis·es
See dermis.

[Latin, skin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

cutis

(ˈkjuːtɪs)
n, pl -tes (-tiːz) or -tises
(Zoology) zoology a technical name for skin
[C17: from Latin: skin]

cu•tis

(ˈkyu tɪs)

n., pl. -tes (-tēz), -tis•es.
the dermis and epidermis of the skin together.
[1595–1605; < Latin: skin; akin to Greek skŷtos hide2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cutis - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touchcutis - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
investment - outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
thick skin - skin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
pressure point - an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure; "you must know the pressure points in order to administer shiatsu"
skin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
buff - bare skin; naked; "swimming in the buff"
dewlap - a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
epidermis, cuticle - the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
skin cell - any of the cells making up the skin
corium, derma, dermis - the deep vascular inner layer of the skin
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
freckle, lentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
liver spot - a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin
milium, whitehead - a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
blackhead, comedo - a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
pore - any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
scab - the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
sudoriferous gland, sweat gland - any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
integumentary system - the skin and its appendages
free nerve ending - microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor
Pacinian corpuscle - a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
scalp - the skin that covers the top of the head; "they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"
cuticle - the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
agnail, hangnail - a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
crinkle, wrinkle, furrow, crease, seam, line - a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
melanin - insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
Translations

cu·tis

n. cutis; piel de la cara; la piel; dermis; epidermia.
References in classic literature ?
I was once, I remember, called to a patient who had received a violent contusion in his tibia, by which the exterior cutis was lacerated, so that there was a profuse sanguinary discharge; and the interior membranes were so divellicated, that the os or bone very plainly appeared through the aperture of the vulnus or wound.
United States-based VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals has started enrolment in its Phase three trial of cefepime/VNRX-5133 in patients with complicated urinary tract infections(cUTIs), it was reported on Friday.
We look forward to the opportunity to bring this important treatment to patients as quickly as possible and providing clinicians an urgently needed early and appropriate therapeutic option to manage patients at risk of resistant infections with limited available treatment options for cUTIs,' said Ted Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer of Nabriva Therapeutics.
Y para conseguir un cutis radiante, incluye un iluminador con pincelito incorporado y una paleta que incluya colorete y polvos.
Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae is a characteristic disorder related to chronic sun exposure during outdoor work.
Nabriva Therapeutics announced that the FDA has accepted the new drug application, or NDA, and granted a priority review for Contepo to treat complicated urinary tract infections, or cUTIs, including acute pyelonephritis.
It was first described by Siebenmann in 1908, and the first case series as lipoidosis cutis et mucosae was presented by a Viennese "dermatologist, Urbach and an otorhinolaryngologist, and Weithe in Later was renamed by Urbach in 1930 as "LP cutis et al.
Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis (43%) was the commonest type of skin TB than lupus vulgaris (30%), erythema induratum of Bazin (13.3%) and others cutaneous types (13.3%).
ARAMIS (A Randomized Multicenter Study for Isolated Skin Vasculitis) and its linked genetic investigation, CUTIS (Clinical Transcriptomics in Systemic Vasculitis), may finally identify not only optimal treatments but also insight into the root causes and predictors of treatment response, Christian Pagnoux, MD, said at the annual Congress of Clinical Rheumatology.
Cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) is a rare transformation of the scalp characterized by ridges and furrows resembling surface of the brain.
Their leader, Cutis (Evans), then devises a plan to equal out the wealth by breaking into the rich quarter of the train, bringing on a revolution against their oppressors.
Cutis announced a new partnership with the foundation at the start of November, which is Clostridium difficile Awareness Month.