subcutaneous tissue

(redirected from fascia superficialis)
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Related to fascia superficialis: superficial fascia

subcutaneous tissue

The sheet of connective tissue below the dermis.
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FICAT's terms for separating fascia include: parietal fascia, visceral fascia, extraserosal fascia, investing/subcutaneous fascia, formerly known as fascia superficialis. (4) This category also includes synovial sheaths and fasciae of limbs.