subcuticle

noun
sub·​cuticle | \ ¦səb+ \

Definition of subcuticle

: a layer (as of cells or fibers) lying beneath or forming the inner aspect of a cuticle : hypodermis

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“Subcuticle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subcuticle. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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