subcutaneous emphysema

n.

The presence of air or gas in subcutaneous tissues.aerodermectasia pneumoderma

Nearby words

  1. subcritical,
  2. subcrustal,
  3. subculture,
  4. subcurrent,
  5. subcutaneous,
  6. subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn,
  7. subcutaneous flap,
  8. subcutaneous mastectomy,
  9. subcutaneous operation,
  10. subcutaneous ring


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