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subcutis

[ suhb-kyoo-tis ]
/ sʌbˈkyu tɪs /
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noun Anatomy.

the deeper layer of the dermis, containing mostly fat and connective tissue.

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Origin of subcutis

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + cutis
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Medical definitions for subcutis

subcutis
[ sŭb-kyōōtĭs ]

n.

tela subcutanea
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