tela subcutanea

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 [te´lah] (L.)
a thin weblike structure or tissue; used in naming various anatomic structures.
tela conjuncti´va connective tissue.
tela elas´tica elastic tissue.
tela subcuta´nea the subcutaneous connective tissue or superficial fascia.
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 tis·sue

an irregular layer of adipose and connective tissue, stroma, or membrane immediately deep to the skin and superficial to the deep fascia, usually consisting primarily of either just loose connective tissue [TA] (textus connectivus laxus [TA]), or a fatty layer [TA] (panniculus adiposus [TA]) that may also include a muscle layer [TA] (stratum musculosum [TA]), and/or a fibrous layer [TA] (stratum fibrosum [TA]}; it may occur as a membranous layer [TA] (stratum membranosum [TA]) only, being nearly devoid of fat (as in the auricles, eyelids, scrotum, and penis); it is penetrated by, and gains support from, skin ligaments [TA] (retinacula cutis [TA]) extending between the dermis and the deep fascia; cutaneous nerves and superficial vessels course within the subcutaneous tissue, with only their terminal branches passing to the skin; of the body's coverings, this layer varies most between sexes and in different nutritional states. Terminologia Anatomica [TA] has recommended that the terms "superficial fascia" and "deep fascia" not be used generically in an unqualified way because of variation in their meanings internationally. The recommended terms are "subcutaneous tissue [TA] (tela subcutanea)" for the former superficial fascia, and "muscular fascia" or ("visceral fasci viscera[is]") in place of deep fascia.
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su·per·fi·cial fas·ci·a

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl fash'ē-ă)
A loose, fibrous envelope beneath the skin, containing fat in its meshes (panniculus adiposus) or fasciculi of muscular tissue (panniculus carnosus); it contains the cutaneous vessels and nerves and is in relation by its undersurface with the deep fascia.
Synonym(s): hypodermis, tela subcutanea.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tela subcutanea

Subcutaneous connective tissue. Synonym: superficial fascia
See also: tela
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References in periodicals archive ?
Se realizala diseccion cuidadosa de la region facial siguiendo la arteria facial y sus colaterales; el tegumento de la region fue retirado a nivel de la tela subcutanea, desde la linea mediana hacia lateral en los lados derecho e izquierdo de la cara.
Al rechazar la piel y tela subcutanea del miembro pelvico se pudo observar que estas eran mas delgadas por la cara medial del miembro pero, al mismo tiempo esta superficie presento un paniculo adiposo mas abundante sobre todo en el contorno de estructuras vasculares y nerviosas.