Dictionary

superficial fascia

noun

Definition of SUPERFICIAL FASCIA

:  the thin layer of loose fatty connective tissue underlying the skin and binding it to the parts beneath —called also hypodermis

First Known Use of SUPERFICIAL FASCIA

1876

superficial fascia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPERFICIAL FASCIA

:  the thin layer of loose fatty connective tissue underlying the skin and binding it to the parts beneath—called also hypodermis, tela subcutanea; compare deep fascia

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: superficialistPrevious Word in the Dictionary: superficial blastulaAll Words Near: superficial fascia
May 29, 2015
bodacious Hear it
unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears