subcutis

[suhb-kyoo-tis]

noun Anatomy.

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

Origin of subcutis

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + cutis
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subcutis in Medicine

subcutis

[sŭb-kyōōtĭs]

n.

tela subcutanea
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