superficial fascia


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: superficialist
Previous Word in the Dictionary: superficial blastula
All Words Near: superficial fascia

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up superficial fascia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).