cutis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cutis (living skin)

Noun[edit]

cutis (plural cutes or cutises)

  1. (anatomy) The true skin or dermis, underlying the epidermis.
    • 1883: Alfred Swaine Taylor, Thomas Stevenson, The principles and practice of medical jurisprudence
      The cutis measures in thickness from a quarter of a line to a line and a half (a line is one-twelfth of an inch).

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kuH-t-, zero-grade without s-mobile form of *(s)kewH- (to cover). Cognates include Welsh cwd (scrotum), Lithuanian kutỹs (purse) and Old English hȳd (English hide). Related to obscūrus (dark, obscure) and culus (ass).

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Noun[edit]

cutis f (genitive cutis); third declension

  1. living skin
  2. rind, surface
  3. hide, leather

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cutis cutēs
genitive cutis cutium
dative cutī cutibus
accusative cutem cutēs
cutīs
ablative cute cutibus
vocative cutis cutēs

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