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Descriptor English: Subcutaneous Tissue
Descriptor Spanish: Tejido Subcutáneo
Descriptor Portuguese: Tela Subcutânea
Descriptor French: Tissu sous-cutané
Entry term(s): Fascia, Superficial
Hypodermis
Subcutaneous Tissues
Superficial Fascia
Tela Subcutanea
Tissue, Subcutaneous
Tissues, Subcutaneous
Tree number(s): A10.165.887
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040521
Scope note: Loose connective tissue lying under the DERMIS, which binds SKIN loosely to subjacent tissues. It may contain a pad of ADIPOCYTES, which vary in number according to the area of the body and vary in size according to the nutritional state.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36513
Unique ID: D040521
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Subcutaneous Tissue - Preferred
Concept UI M0421771
Scope note Loose connective tissue lying under the DERMIS, which binds SKIN loosely to subjacent tissues. It may contain a pad of ADIPOCYTES, which vary in number according to the area of the body and vary in size according to the nutritional state.
Preferred term Subcutaneous Tissue
Entry term(s) Fascia, Superficial
Hypodermis
Subcutaneous Tissues
Superficial Fascia
Tela Subcutanea
Tissue, Subcutaneous
Tissues, Subcutaneous



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