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subcutis

[suhb-kyoo-tis] /sʌbˈkyu tɪs/
noun, Anatomy
1.
the deeper layer of the dermis, containing mostly fat and connective tissue.
Origin of subcutis
1895-1900
1895-1900; sub- + cutis
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subcutis in Medicine

subcutis sub·cu·tis (sŭb-kyōō'tĭs)
n.
See tela subcutanea.

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