Definitions

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  • adj. Situated underneath a muscle or muscles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated underneath a muscle or muscles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated beneath a muscle.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ muscular (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They consist of closed sacs containing a minute quantity of clear viscid fluid, and may be grouped, according to their situations, under the headings subcutaneous, submuscular, subfacial, and subtendinous23

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  • A submuscular placement of the breast implant reduces the risk of capsular contracture, which is a hardening of the tissue around the breast implant and is an undesirable complication.

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  • Although this method is quicker and easier than a submuscular placement and involves less recovery time, the risk of capsular contracture does increase with this procedure.

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  • A submuscular placement of the breast implant involves placing the breast implant beneath the pectoralis muscle.

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