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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or located below the epidermis.

Usage examples (35)
  • Fat in other areas of the body, called subcutaneous fat, is not so easily released.
  • You have a little bit of what's called subcutaneous fat that's just underneath your skin.
  • Cameron's device, dubbed the subcutaneous-ICD, or S-ICD, uses leads placed just beneath the skin above the rib cage.
  • Vance was in and out of the hospital for months, his worst episode that scary swelling called subcutaneous emphysema. for more
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