subcutaneous tissue n.
A layer of loose, irregular connective tissue immediately beneath the skin; it contains fat cells except in the auricles, eyelids, penis, and scrotum.
- Subcutaneous vein of abdomen
subcutaneous vein of abdomen n. Any of a network of superficial veins of the abdominal wall that empty into the thoracoepigastric, superficial epigastric, or superior epigastric veins.
noun 1. the nonliving epidermis that surrounds the edges of the fingernail or toenail. 2. the epidermis. 3. a superficial integument, membrane, or the like. 4. Also called cuticula. Zoology. the outer, noncellular layer of the arthropod integument, composed of a mixture of chitin and protein and commonly containing other hardening substances as well. 5. […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. the deeper layer of the dermis, containing mostly fat and connective tissue. subcutis sub·cu·tis (sŭb-kyōō’tĭs) n. See tela subcutanea.