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

(Latin: skin)

1. Relating to the skin.
2. Referring to the skin.
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".
Resembling the color of flesh or skin.
The outer body wall of an insect.
The formation, or covering, of internal and external surfaces of the body.
The outermost portion of the exoskeleton of an insect.
The process of forming skin.
A waxy mixture of fats and soaps forming the protective layer cuticle of plants.
The conversion of cell walls into a material which repels water; such as, cork.
cutireaction (s) (noun), cutireactions (pl)
The inflammatory reaction to an irritant: Jane always had a cutireaction when she used a certain kind of sun screen, causing her skin to become very red and itchy.
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.
An instrument used to remove a section of skin for microscopic examination.
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).