Subcuticular Sub`cu*tic"u*lar, a. (Anat.) Situated under the cuticle, or scarfskin. [1913 Webster]

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  • subcuticular — Beneath the cuticle or epidermis. SYN: subepidermal, subepidermic. * * * sub·cu·tic·u·lar kyu̇ tik yə lər adj situated or occurring beneath a cuticle <subcuticular sutures> <subcuticular tissues> * * * sub·cu·tic·u·lar (sub″ku… …   Medical dictionary

  • subcuticular — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • subcuticular — sub·cuticular …   English syllables

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  • subcuticular suture — a method of skin closure with stitches in subcutaneous tissues parallel with the line of the wound; it may be either continuous or interrupted. See Plate 41 …   Medical dictionary

  • sutura subcuticular — Sutura continua que se lleva a cabo para unir dos tejidos situados bajo la piel. Se realiza generalmente con material no reabsorbible que puede ser retirado más tarde tirando de uno de los extremos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y… …   Diccionario médico

  • chordotonal organ — Subcuticular sense organs of insects and perhaps nematodes that consist of one to several hundred chordotonal sensilla (scolopidia); attached to the cuticle that function as mechanoreceptors; abundant in tympanal organs; a scolopophorus organ;… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Endosymbiont — An endosymbiont is any organism that lives within the body or cells of another organism, i.e. forming an endosymbiosis (Greek: ἔνδον endon within , σύν syn together and βίωσις biosis living ). Examples are nitrogen fixing bacteria (called… …   Wikipedia

  • flatworm — /flat werrm /, n. any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes, having bilateral symmetry and a soft, solid, usually flattened body, including the planarians, tapeworms, and trematodes; platyhelminth. [1895 1900; FLAT1 + WORM] * * * or platyhelminth… …   Universalium

  • Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …   Medical dictionary

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