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membranous layer of subcutaneous tissue of abdomen

 

Definition: the deeper, membranous or lamellar part of the subcutaneous tissue of the lower abdominal wall; it is continuous with the superficial perineal (Colles) fascia.

Synonym(s): membranous layer of superficial fascia of perineum2, membranous layer of superficial fascia2, Scarpa fascia

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