oculocutaneous

Relating to the eyes and the skin.

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oc·u·lo·cu·ta·ne·ous .äk-yə-(.)lō-kyu̇-'tā-nē-əs adj relating to or affecting both the eyes and the skin <\oculocutaneous albinism>

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oc·u·lo·cu·ta·ne·ous (ok″u-lo-ku-taґne-əs) pertaining to or affecting both the eyes and the skin.

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