Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A layer of connective tissue beneath the dermis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The deeper part of the cutis, corium, or true skin, sometimes distinguished from the rest.

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Examples

  •            The skin flays easily, the epidermis giving way to the dermis to the subcutis.

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  • The skin flays easily, the epidermis giving way to the dermis to the subcutis.

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  • Inflammatory complications also occur in the form of swellings of the subcutis, tendons, and tendinous sheaths and laminæ of the feet.

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  • In its deeper strata (the subcutis) there are clusters of fat-cells

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  • The lesion was located in the subcutis and fine needle aspiration biopsy revealed malignant features.

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  • RESTYLANE-L is approved for implantation into the mid to deep dermis, and PERLANE-L is approved for implantation into the deep dermis to superficial subcutis, both for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds

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  • PERLANE is designed for injection into the deep dermis to superficial subcutis.

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  • A subcutaneous injection is administered as a bolus into the subcutis, the layer of skin directly below the dermis and epidermis, collectively referred to as the cutis.

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  • (c) from degenerated hair follicles (hf) and absence of subcutis (sc) above the muscles (m).

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