cutis etymology

English word cutis comes from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH-

Detailed word origin of cutis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)kewH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cover
*kuH-t- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cutis Latin (lat) (anatomy) living skin. Hide, leather. Rind, surface.
cutis English (eng) (anatomy) The true skin or dermis, underlying the epidermis.