Definition of Transcutaneous

1. Adjective. Through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches). "Percutaneous absorption"




Definition of Transcutaneous

1. Adjective. (medicine) Penetrating, entering, or passing through the intact skin; in contrast to percutaneous meaning through a disruption in the skin. ¹

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Definition of Transcutaneous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Transcutaneous

1. Entering through the dermis or skin, as in administration of a drug applied to the skin in ointment or patch form. (17 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcutaneous

transcriptive
transcriptome
transcriptomes
transcriptomic
transcriptomics
transcriptor
transcriptosome
transcriptosomes
transcripts
transcritical
transcultural
transcultural nursing
transcurrence
transcurrent
transcursion
transcutaneous (current term)
transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
transcytose
transcytoses
transcytosis
transcytotic
transcytotic vesicle
transderivational
transderivationally
transdermal
transdermal patch
transdermal patches
transdermally
transdermals
transdermic

Literary usage of Transcutaneous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"The effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on post-cesarean ... transcutaneous neural stimulation use in postoperative knee rehabilitation. ..."

2. Pressure Ulcers in Adults: Prediction & Prevention (1992)
"Studies that have measured the effect of various side-lying positions on interface pressures and transcutaneous oxygen tension report higher interface ..."

3. The Treatment of fractures by William Lawrence Estes (1900)
"Any transcutaneous mechanism for fixing the fragments is about as dangerous as an open operation under good aseptic conditions, and I think, except in very ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... Surgical, Instrument transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator for Pain Relief ... Nerve, transcutaneous, For Pain Relief Noninvasive Blood Pressure ..."

5. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders: Current Bibliographies in by Martha H. Glock, James A. Lipton (1996)
"Outcome of 6-week treatment with transcutaneous electric nerve ... transcutaneous nerve stimulation in a group of patients with rheumatic disease involving ..."

6. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Wyss CR, Harrington RM, Burgess EM, Matsen FA: transcutaneous oxygen tension as a predictor of success after an amputation. J Bone Joint Surg 70:203-07, ..."

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