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glossary:subcutaneous_tissue [2008/05/15 17:05]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:subcutaneous_tissue [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +(1) The [[subcutaneous]] [[tissue]] is the third of the three layers of [[skin]]. The subcutaneous layer contains fat and [[connective tissue]] that houses larger [[blood vessels]] and [[nerves]]. This layer is important is the regulation of temperature of the skin itself and the body. The size of this layer varies throughout the body and from person to person.
  
 +Pronunciation:​ SUB-kyoo-TAYN-ee-us TISH-yoo (noun)
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 +(2) Subcutaneous tissue or subcutis is the bottom layer of the skin and is composed of fat cells ([[adipose cells]] or lipocytes), [[connective tissue]], [[blood vessels]] and [[nerve]]s. ​
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 +See also:
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_conditions_skin.htm|Skin Conditions]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_care.htm |Skin Care]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_functions.htm| Skin Functions]] ​
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_infections.htm|Lymphedema Skin Infections]] ​
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_fungus.htm|Lymphedema Fungal Infections]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_dermatofibromas.htm|Dermatofibromas]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_infection_impetigo.htm|Impetigo]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_mycetoma_skin_fungus.htm|Mycetoma Fungal Infection]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewforum.php?​f=10|Skin Care, conditions, complications]]
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1087|Skin Glossary]] ​
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