subcutaneous emphysema

noun

Medical Definition of subcutaneous emphysema

: the presence of a gas and especially air in the subcutaneous tissue

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“Subcutaneous emphysema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subcutaneous%20emphysema. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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