Meaning of subcutaneous


Pronunciation: (sub"ky-tā'nē-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated or lying under the skin, as tissue.
  2. performed or introduced under the skin, as an injection by a syringe.
  3. living below the several layers of the skin, as certain parasites.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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