Medical Dictionary

superficial fascia


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


July 01, 2015
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not certain, secure, or steady
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