Definition of panniculus adiposus in English:

panniculus adiposus

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • A sheet of adipose tissue forming part of the superficial fascia in many regions of the body.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Blankaart's Physical Dictionary. From scientific Latin panniculus adiposus from post-classical Latin panniculus + adiposus.

Pronunciation

panniculus adiposus

/pəˌnɪkjʊləs adɪˈpəʊzəs//pəˌnɪkjʊləs adɪˈpəʊsəs/