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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.

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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There were no reports found in the English literature of gonorrhea causing a subcutaneous abscess.
Subcutaneous abscess caused by Mycobacterium conceptionense in an immunocompetent patient.
Diagnosis and site of involvement 1 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right ankle 2 Subcutaneous abscess, left anterior chest wall 3 Severe combined immunodeficiency, disseminated BCGitis 4 Suppurative lymphadenitis 5 Injection-site abscess 6 Suppurative lymphadenitis 7 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right distal femoris 8 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis 9 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left distal femoris 10 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left distal radius 11 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right knee 12 Subcutaneous abscess, left wrist 13 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, right ankle 14 Suppurative lymphadentitis 15 BCG osteitis/osteomyelitis, left proximal tibia * BCGitis, disseminated BCG infection.
In March 2006, a subcutaneous abscess developed in the thigh of her husband in March 2006.
iniae ATCC29178 isolated in 1976 from a subcutaneous abscess of a captive Amazonian dolphin (6).