superficial fascia

noun

Definition of superficial fascia

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

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1824

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superficial fascia

noun

medical Definition of superficial fascia

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

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