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subcutaneous

 [sub″ku-ta´ne-us]
beneath the layers of the skin.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous (s.c., SQ),

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1)
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

/sub·cu·ta·ne·ous/ (sub″ku-ta´ne-us) beneath the skin.

subcutaneous

(sŭb′kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj.
Located or placed just beneath the skin: subcutaneous tissue; a subcutaneous implant.

sub′cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.

subcutaneous

[sub′kyo̅o̅tā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, sub + cutis, skin
beneath the skin.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SQ, SC) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic.
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

Under the skin. Many injections are given subcutaneously. An alternative term is hypodermic.

subcutaneous

lying beneath the skin.

Subcutaneous

Referring to the area beneath the skin.

subcutaneous

below the skin/superficial to deeper structures (see subepidermal; subdermal)

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SC, SQ) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1) .
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

subcutaneous

beneath the layers of the skin.

subcutaneous abscess
the commonest site of an abscess; causes local pain and swelling and a positive indication is obtained by needle puncture.
subcutaneous edema
accumulation of edema in subcutaneous tissues, usually of the dependent parts. If extensive referred to as anasarca. See also edema.
subcutaneous fat necrosis
manifested by many inert, painless lumps in the subcutis, is inherited in cattle.
subcutaneous hemorrhage
the accumulation of blood in a subcutaneous site such as occurs in purpura hemorrhagica.
subcutaneous mite
see laminosioptescysticola.
subcutaneous tissue
the layer of loose connective tissue directly under the skin.
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based in Lexington, MA, is a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of transformative pharmaceutical products for subcutaneous delivery.
In terms of delivery systems, we expect the annual market for prefilled syringes, novel drug reconstitution systems and bolus injectors for subcutaneous administration of biologics to be worth USD 1.
Histopathology demonstrates infiltration of subcutaneous fat lobules by neoplastic cells in a lacelike pattern reminiscent of lobular lymphocytic panniculitis (Figure 3, A).
Schadlich and Brecht examined this issue over a period of 10 years and determined that subcutaneous immunotherapy is economically advantageous when compared with symptomatic treatment.
Subcutaneous emphysema of the thigh, secondary to abdominal pathology when associated with healthy psoas muscle is a condition that follows a benign course.
For subcutaneous fat (Figure 3B), the back showed significantly more subcutaneous fat than observed in the other 2 areas of the body (ANOVA P < 0.
Investigators at the University of South Florida and East Tennessee State University, randomized 222 patients with subcutaneous fat thicknesses of 3-7 cm to a suture group, a drain group, or a group with no subcutaneous intervention.
Treatment options reported to be successful include supersaturated potassium iodide for the chronic cutaneous form (2), a combination of terbinafine and itraconazole in a single case of an acute, severe ocular, subcutaneous infection (6), and therapeutic vaccination for severe infections involving major arteries (7,8) in conjunction with surgery.
In the fields of exercise physiology and sports sciences, body composite measurements of subcutaneous fat and the thickness of muscles have been done with ultrasonic equipment for medical use.
Abstract: We report a case of subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum secondary to pyomyositis and necrotizing fasciitis over the right arm of a woman with underlying diabetes mellitus and iatrogenic Cushing syndrome.
Deliberate injection of mercury, especially subcutaneous injection, is rare but is seen in psychiatric patients, individuals who attempt suicide, those who are accidentally injected, and boxers who wish to build muscle bulk.