adjective Date: circa 1941 passing, entering, or made by penetration through the skin <
transcutaneous infection

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  • transcutaneous — [trans΄kyo͞o tā′nē əs, tranz΄kyo͞o tā′nē əs] adj. PERCUTANEOUS …   English World dictionary

  • transcutaneous — adjective Penetrating, entering, or passing through the intact skin; in contrast to percutaneous meaning through a disruption in the skin. Transcutaneous measurement of oxygen is a helpful monitoring procedure. Syn: transdermal …   Wiktionary

  • transcutaneous — SYN: percutaneous. * * * trans·cu·ta·ne·ous .tran(t)s kyu̇ tā nē əs adj passing, entering, or made by penetration through the skin <transcutaneous infection> * * * trans·cu·ta·ne·ous (trans″ku taґne əs) transdermal …   Medical dictionary

  • transcutaneous — /trans kyooh tay nee euhs/, adj. by way of or through the skin. Also, transcutaneal, transdermal. [1940 45; TRANS + CUTANEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • transcutaneous — [ˌtranzkjʊ teɪnɪəs, ˌtrα:nz , ns ] adjective existing, applied, or measured across the depth of the skin …   English new terms dictionary

  • transcutaneous — trans·cutaneous …   English syllables

  • transcutaneous — trans•cu•ta•ne•ous [[t]ˌtræns kyuˈteɪ ni əs[/t]] adj. anat. med by way of or through the skin • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • transcutaneous — /trænzkjuˈteɪniəs/ (say tranzkyooh tayneeuhs) adjective Medicine → transdermal …   Australian English dictionary

  • transcutaneous — adjective through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time release forms (skin patches) transdermal estrogen percutaneous absorption • Syn: ↑transdermal, ↑transdermic, ↑percutaneous •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transcutaneous pacing — (also called external pacing) is a temporary means of pacing a patient s heart during a medical emergency. It is accomplished by delivering pulses of electric current through the patient s chest, which stimulates the heart to contract.The most… …   Wikipedia

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