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cutis

 [ku´tis]
cutis anseri´na goose flesh.
cutis hyperelas´tica Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
cutis lax´a a group of connective tissue disorders in which the skin hangs in loose pendulous folds, believed to be associated with decreased elastic tissue formation as well as an abnormality in elastin formation, and usually occurring as a hereditary disorder and occasionally in an acquired form.

skin

(skin), [TA]
The membranous protective covering of the body, consisting of the epidermis and dermis (corium).
Synonym(s): cutis [TA]
[A.S. scinn]

cutis

/cu·tis/ (ku´tis) the skin.
cutis anseri´na  transitory elevation of the hair follicles due to contraction of the arrectores pilorum muscles; a reflection of sympathetic nerve discharge.
cutis hyperelas´tica  Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
cutis lax´a  a group of connective tissue disorders, usually hereditary, in which the skin hangs in loose pendulous folds; believed to be associated with decreased elastic tissue formation and an abnormality in elastin formation.
cutis rhomboida´lis nu´chae  thickening of the skin of the neck with striking accentuation of its markings, giving an appearance of diamond-shaped plaques.
cutis ver´ticis gyra´ta  enlargement and thickening of the skin of the scalp, which lies in folds resembling gyri and sulci of the brain.

cutis

(kyo͞o′tĭs)
n. pl. cu·tes (-tēz) or cu·tises
See dermis.

cutis

See skin.

skin

(skin) [TA]
The membranous protective covering of the body, consisting of the epidermis and corium (dermis).
Synonym(s): cutis [TA] .
[A.S. scinn]

cutis

The skin as a whole. The CORIUM.

cutis

skin; the covering membrane of the body, formed of epidermis and dermis

skin

(skin) [TA]
Membranous protective body covering, consisting of epidermis and dermis (corium).
Synonym(s): cutis [TA] .
[A.S. scinn ]

cutis

the outer protective covering of the body; the skin.

cutis anserina
transitory erection of the hair follicles due to contraction of the arrectores muscles, a reflection of sympathetic nerve discharge; goose flesh.
cutis asthenia
see cutaneous asthenia.
cutis hyperelastica
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Valdatta L, Buoro M, Thione A, et al: Idiopathic circumscripta calcinosis cutis of the knee.
We describe the case of a 21-year-old woman presenting with calcinosis cutis universalis, 6 years after being diagnosed with SLE.
A combined defect in the biosynthesis of N- and O-glycans in patients with cutis laxa and neurological involvement: the biochemical characteristics.
Poor prognosis of acute myeloid leukaemia associated with leukaemia cutis.
Urbach-Wiethe disease (lipoglycoproteinosis; lipoid proteinosis; hyalinosis cutis et mucosae).
Among those who will entertain the patrons over the next two weeks are Seamus Shannon and PJ Murrihy, Brendan Quinn, inset, Dermot Hegarty, Michael Cleary and Breege Kelly, Cutis Magee, Johnny Carroll, Pat Jordan, the Swallows Tail Ceili Band, Tony Stevens and the Rusty Roosters, Michael and Philomena O'Brien, Eddie Lee and Catriona, TR Dallas, Michael Muldoon, Ally Harron and Marion Curry, Barry Doyle, Mort Kellegher Ceili Band, The Glenside Ceili Band, Danny Webster, James Peake Band, Irene and Tom, Mick Mackey, Tommy Mulhall, and the Enjoy Travel Band.
Another condition, cutis anserina, or goose flesh, is a spasm of the erector pilae muscles due to rigor mortis.
The actor played Pony Boy Cutis in The Outsiders and Tyler in ET: The Extra-Terrestrial.
Originally known as Thibierge-Weissenbach syndrome, in honor of the French physicians who first described the condition in 1910, CREST syndrome was renamed by Winterbauer in 1964 as an acronym for its prominent features (calcinosis cutis, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasias) (1, 2).
I personally challenged Cutis at halftime and told him that he needed to step up and make some plays for us,'' Braswell said.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome results in stretchy or loose skin, while in the disease cutis laxa, deficient elastic fibers cause the skin to hang in folds.