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glossary:transcutaneous

(1) Passing, entering, or made by penetration throughthe skin.

(2) Through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches); “transdermal estrogen”; “percutaneous absorption”

See also:

Cutaneous

Cutaneous abscess

Cutaneous B-cell Lymphoma

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

Subcutaneous

Subcutaneous Port

Subcutaneous Tissue

glossary/transcutaneous.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)