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fibrous layer in or on deep aspect of fatty layer of subcutaneous tissue


Definition: fibrous tissue interspersed within or concentrated in the deeper portions of the otherwise fatty layer of subcutaneous tissue in a particular region, making it more substantial, but not organized into a uniform, membranous layer.

Synonym(s): stratum fibrosum panniculi adiposi telae subcutaneaeTA

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