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Related to percutaneous: percutaneous route, Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Percutaneous Nephrostomy, percutaneous cholecystostomy

percutaneous

 [per″ku-ta´ne-us]
performed through the skin; see also transdermal.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(per'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Denoting the passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture, including introduction of wires and catheters by Seldinger technique.

percutaneous

/per·cu·ta·ne·ous/ (per″ku-ta´ne-us) performed through the skin.

percutaneous

(pûr′kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj. Medicine
Passed, done, or effected through the skin.

per′cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.

percutaneous

[pur′kyo̅o̅tā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, per + cutis, skin
performed through the skin, such as a biopsy; aspiration of fluid from a space below the skin with a needle, catheter, and syringe; or instillation of a fluid in a cavity or space by similar means.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Denoting the passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture, including introduction of wires and catheters by Seldinger technique.

percutaneous

Through the skin, especially in relation to the use of needles, CANNULAS or CATHETERS inserted for any purpose.

Percutaneous

Performed through the skin, from the Latin per, meaning through and cutis, meaning skin.

percutaneous

passage of substances through unbroken skin

percutaneous (per·kyōō·tāˑ·nē·s),

adj method of applying a substance through the skin.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

(pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Denoting passage of substances through unbroken skin, as in absorption by inunction; also passage through the skin by needle puncture.

percutaneous

performed through the skin, e.g. percutaneous cystocentesis.
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