from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Medicine Passed, done, or effected through the skin.
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- adj. Taking place through the skin
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Passed, done, or effected through or by means of the skin: as, percutaneous ligation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches)
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