subcutaneous


sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

adjective \ˌsəb-ky-ˈtā-nē-əs\

medical : under the skin

Full Definition of SUBCUTANEOUS

:  being, living, occurring, or administered under the skin <subcutaneous parasites> <subcutaneous tissues>
sub·cu·ta·ne·ous·ly adverb

Origin of SUBCUTANEOUS

Late Latin subcutaneus, from Latin sub- + cutis skin — more at hide
First Known Use: 1651

Rhymes with SUBCUTANEOUS

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

adjective \ˌsəb-ky-ˈtā-nē-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUBCUTANEOUS

: being, living, used, or made under the skin <subcutaneous parasites>
sub·cu·ta·ne·ous·ly adverb

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