Definitions for subcutaneousˌsʌb kyuˈteɪ ni əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sub•cu•ta•ne•ousˌsʌb kyuˈteɪ ni əs(adj.)

  1. situated or introduced under the skin; subdermal.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of subcutaneous:

1645–55; < LL subcutāneus. See sub -, cutaneous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypodermic, subcutaneous(adj)

    relating to or located below the epidermis

    "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"


  1. subcutaneous(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the fatty layer under the skin.

  2. Origin: From subcutaneus, from sub- + cutis + adjectival suffix -aneus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subcutaneous(adj)

    situated under the skin; hypodermic

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