Definition of subcutaneous in English:



Anatomy Medicine
  • Situated or applied under the skin.

    ‘subcutaneous fat’
    • ‘Each strand of hair grows from a follicle rooted in your skin's subcutaneous tissue.’
    • ‘The superficial veins conduct blood from the skin and subcutaneous tissue.’
    • ‘However, it can occur in the skin or subcutaneous tissue anywhere on the body and may present as single or multiple lesions.’
    • ‘Any organ can be involved, but most frequently hemangiomas are localized to the skin and subcutaneous tissues.’
    • ‘The septum of these catheters is sutured under the skin in the subcutaneous tissue.’