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A specially prepared, thin, animal membrane used as a protective covering for wounded surfaces.
[L. cutis, skin]
cutin(kū′tĭn) [L. cutis, skin]
A wax that combines with cellulose to form the cuticle of plants.
1. a waxy constituent of the cuticle of plants.
2. a preparation of ox serosa used as suture material and as a wound dressing.