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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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Subcutaneous abscess caused by Mycobacterium conceptionense in an immunocompetent patient.
bovis BCG-infected patients, 14 had extrapulmonary sites of involvement, including 8 bone and joint, 3 suppurative lymphadenitis in axillary lymph node, 2 subcutaneous abscess away from the injection site, 1 injection-site abscess, and 1 disseminated BCG infection (Table).
In March 2006, a subcutaneous abscess developed in the thigh of her husband in March 2006.