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panniculus

[puh-nik-yuh-luh s]
noun, plural pan·nic·u·li [puh-nik-yuh-lahy] /pəˈnɪk yəˌlaɪ/. Anatomy.
  1. a layer of tissue, especially a subcutaneous layer of fat.
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Origin of panniculus

< Latin: small piece of cloth, rag, equivalent to pann(us) cloth, rag (cf. pane) + -i- -i- + -culus -cule1; see panicle
Related formspan·nic·u·lar, adjective
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pannicular in Medicine

panniculus

(pə-nĭkyə-ləs)
n. pl. pan•nic•u•li (-lī′)
  1. A sheet or layer of tissue.
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