- Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting the line of junction of the two at the nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices. SYN: cutaneomucosal.
* * *mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous .myü-kō-kyu̇-'tā-nē-əs adj made up of or involving both typical skin and mucous membrane <the \mucocutaneous junction of the mouth> <\mucocutaneous candidiasis>
* * *mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous (mu″ko-ku-taґne-əs) [muco- + cutaneous] pertaining to or affecting the mucous membrane and the skin.
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