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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  • subcutaneously — adverb In a manner under the cutaneous layer of the skin. The injection was given subcutaneously, which should have hurt less than intramuscularly but still hurt plenty …   Wiktionary

  • subcutaneously — subcutaneous ► ADJECTIVE Anatomy & Medicine ▪ situated or applied under the skin. DERIVATIVES subcutaneously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • subcutaneously — adverb below the skin inject subcutaneously • Derived from adjective: ↑subcutaneous …   Useful english dictionary

  • subcutaneously — adverb see subcutaneous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subcutaneously — See subcutaneous. * * * …   Universalium

  • subcutaneously — adv. under the skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subcutaneously — sub·cutaneously …   English syllables

  • subcutaneous — subcutaneously, adv. subcutaneousness, n. /sub kyooh tay nee euhs/, 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… …   Universalium

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  • Drug — /droog/, n. Zoroastrianism. the cosmic principle of disorder and falsehood. Cf. Asha. [ < Avestan drauga] * * * I Any chemical agent that affects the function of living things. Some, including antibiotics, stimulants, tranquilizers,… …   Universalium

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