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subcutaneous

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adjective sub·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌsəb-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Simple Definition of subcutaneous

  • medical : under the skin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subcutaneous

  1. :  being, living, occurring, or administered under the skin <subcutaneous parasites> <subcutaneous tissues>

subcutaneously

adverb

Origin and Etymology of subcutaneous

Late Latin subcutaneus, from Latin sub- + cutis skin — more at hide


First Known Use: 1651

Rhymes with subcutaneous


Medical Dictionary

subcutaneous

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adjective sub·cu·ta·ne·ous \ˌsəb-kyu̇-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Medical Definition of subcutaneous

  1. :  being, living, used, or made under the skin <subcutaneous parasites>

subcutaneously

adverb



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