Definition of percutaneous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

percutaneous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpɜːkjuːˈteɪniəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɜːrkjuːˈteɪniəs//
 
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made or done through the skin a percutaneous injection Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin per cutem ‘through the skin’ + -aneous.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: percutaneous