Sub`cu*ta"ne*ous (?), a.

Situated under the skin; hypodermic.

-- Sub`cu*ta"ne*ous*ly, adv.

Subcutaneous operation Surg., an operation performed without opening that part of the skin opposite to, or over, the internal section. <-- subcutaneous injection, (Med) an injection method in which the injected liquid is delivered directly under the skin, as contrasted with intramuscular or intravenous injection. Also called subdermal injection. -->

 

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