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subcutis

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noun sub·cu·tis \ˌsəb-ˈkyü-təs\

Definition of subcutis

  1. :  the deeper part of the dermis



Origin and Etymology of subcutis

New Latin, from Late Latin, beneath the skin, from Latin sub- + cutis


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

subcutis

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noun sub·cu·tis \ˌsəb-ˈkyüt-əs, ˈsəb-\

Medical Definition of subcutis




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