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subcutaneous

 [sub″ku-ta´ne-us]
beneath the layers of the skin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous (s.c., SQ),

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1)
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SQ, SC) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic.
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

subcutaneous

Under the skin. Many injections are given subcutaneously. An alternative term is hypodermic.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

subcutaneous

lying beneath the skin.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Subcutaneous

Referring to the area beneath the skin.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SC, SQ) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1) .
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[32] also indicated appropriate parameters which can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases are subcutaneous fat and visceral fat percentage even in the normal range of BMI.
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The extent of the subcutaneous emphysema was such that the patient could not be placed in a cervical spine collar for transport to the referral facility.
Ultrasonography showed a hypoechoic area in the subcutaneous tissue at a site of frequent insulin injections, and change of injection sites led to reduction of the daily insulin dose from 205 units to 70 units.
The variants of LCH include oral mucosal, satellite, intravenous, dermal, and subcutaneous. Subcutaneous, as described in this case, is the rarest form of LCH and lacks the distinct friable, raised, easily bleeding appearance that is characteristic of the more common counterpart.
The diagnosis of septic shock with subcutaneous emphysema caused by a sigmoid perforation was retained, and an emergency surgical laparotomy was suggested.
(12) Since subcutaneous fat necrosis does not occur in all neonates with the two predisposing factors found in our patient, additional predisposing factors most likely exist.
Warren, MD, of the University of Manchester, England, and his colleagues carried out the first double-blind, placebo-controlled study of a two-step dosing regimen of subcutaneous methotrexate in this population in research published in the Feb.
GSK noted that subcutaneous Benlysta is the second formulation of the medication to be granted FDA approval for SLE, adding to the existing intravenous (IV) formulation, which was approved in 2011 and must be administered to patients by health care professionals.
Aims: In this paper, we present our experience with subcutaneous mastectomy performed in female-tomale transsexual patients.