cutin etymology

English word cutin comes from English cutis

Detailed word origin of cutin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cutis English (eng) (anatomy) The true skin or dermis, underlying the epidermis.
cutin English (eng) (biochemistry) A waxy polymer of hydroxy acids that is the main constituent of plant cuticle.

Words with the same origin as cutin

Descendants of cutis
cutaneous cutinase cutinize