Definition of subcuticle in English:

subcuticle

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • 1= subcutis.

  • 2In an invertebrate animal, plant, etc.: a layer of tissue or extracellular material located beneath the cuticle.

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • = subcuticular.

Origin

Late 18th century. From sub- + cuticle. Compare earlier subcuticular.

Pronunciation

subcuticle

/ˌsʌbˈkjuːtɪkl/