Definition of cutis in English:

cutis

noun

mass nounAnatomy
  • 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

Origin

Early 17th century from Latin, ‘skin’.

Pronunciation

cutis

/ˈkjuːtɪs/