- Subcutaneous Sub`cu*ta"ne*ous, a.
Situated under the skin; hypodermic. --
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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subcutaneous — (adj.) under the skin, 1650s, from SUB (Cf. sub ) + CUTANEOUS (Cf. cutaneous). Related: Subcutaneously … Etymology dictionary
subcutaneous — ► ADJECTIVE Anatomy & Medicine ▪ situated or applied under the skin. DERIVATIVES subcutaneously adverb … English terms dictionary
subcutaneous — [sub΄kyo͞o tā′nē əs] adj. [LL subcutaneus: see SUB & CUTANEOUS] being, used, or introduced beneath the skin subcutaneously adv … English World dictionary
Subcutaneous — Under the skin. Subcutaneous implies just under the skin. With a subcutaneous injection, a needle is inserted just under the skin. A drug (for example, insulin) can then be delivered into the subcutaneous tissues. After the injection, the drug… … Medical dictionary
subcutaneous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin subcutaneus, from Latin sub + cutis skin more at hide Date: 1651 being, living, occurring, or administered under the skin < subcutaneous parasites > < subcutaneous tissues > • subcutaneously adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
subcutaneous — [[t]sʌ̱bkjute͟ɪniəs[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Subcutaneous is used to indicate that something is situated, used, or put under your skin. ...subcutaneous fat … English dictionary
subcutaneous — adj. beneath the skin. A subcutaneous injection is given beneath the skin. Subcutaneous tissue is loose connective tissue, often fatty, situated under the dermis … The new mediacal dictionary
subcutaneous — sub|cu|ta|ne|ous [ˌsʌbkju:ˈteıniəs] adj technical [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: subcutaneus, from Latin sub + cutis skin ] beneath your skin ▪ subcutaneous fat >subcutaneously adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
subcutaneous — adjective technical beneath your skin: subcutaneous fat subcutaneously adverb … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
subcutaneous — occurring below the skin … Dictionary of ichthyology