Subcutaneous operation
Subcutaneous Sub`cu*ta"ne*ous, a. Situated under the skin; hypodermic. -- {Sub`cu*ta"ne*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Subcutaneous operation} (Surg.), an operation performed without opening that part of the skin opposite to, or over, the internal section. [1913 Webster]


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  • Thompson operation — a formerly common treatment for elephantiasis and other types of massive lymphedema of the lower limb, consisting of excision of some subcutaneous tissue and burying of a dermal flap among the underlying muscles …   Medical dictionary

  • Subcutaneously — Subcutaneous Sub cu*ta ne*ous, a. Situated under the skin; hypodermic. {Sub cu*ta ne*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Subcutaneous operation} (Surg.), an operation performed without opening that part of the skin opposite to, or over, the internal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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