cuti-, cut-, cutan-, -cutis- +

(Latin: skin)

cutaneous
1. Relating to the skin.
2. Referring to the skin.
cuticle
1. An edge of hard skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail.
2. The narrow band of epidermis extending from the nail wall onto the nail surface.
3. A hardened noncellular layer secreted by and covering the epidermis in many invertebrates.
4. The thin outermost noncellular layer covering the parts of plants that are above the ground and helping to prevent water loss.
5. Etymology: from Latin cuticula, "little skin".
cuticolor
Resembling the color of flesh or skin.
cuticula
The outer body wall of an insect.
cuticularization
The formation, or covering, of internal and external surfaces of the body.
cuticulin
The outermost portion of the exoskeleton of an insect.
cutification
The process of forming skin.
cutin
A waxy mixture of fats and soaps forming the protective layer cuticle of plants.
cutinization
The conversion of cell walls into a material which repels water; such as, cork.
cutireaction
The inflammatory reaction in the case of a skin test in a sensitive (allergic) subject.
cutis
1. A natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch.
2. The thick sensitive layer of skin, or connective tissue, that contains blood, lymph vessels, sweat glands, and nerve endings.
3. The visible surface of the skin.
cutis laxa
A congenital laxness or overgrowth of skin which may appear to hang in folds.
cutis vera
The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels.
cutisector
An instrument used to remove a section of skin for microscopic examination.
cutization
The process by which exposed mucous membranes are transformed into skin.

Cross references directly, or indirectly, involving the "skin": callus-; chorio-; cicatri- (scar); cori-; hymen-; lepido- (scab, scale); papulo- (pimple); psoro- (itch, mange); pustu- (blister, pimple); rhytid- (wrinkle); scabio- (mange, itchy); sebo- (grease, oil).