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muscular layer of fatty layer of subcutaneous tissue

 

Definition: a network of smooth muscle fibers of variable thickness and orientation interspersed with fibrous and fatty elements of the tela subcutanea.

Synonym(s): stratum musculosum panniculi adiposi telae subcutaneae

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