panniculus


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panniculus

[pə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A membrane or layer.
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They believed it to be atavistic in nature and an embryological remnant of panniculus carnosus.
A linear 2cm full-thickness incision extending through epidermis and dermis to the panniculus carnosus para vertebral to thoracic spine was made.
Normal panniculus is organized into fat lobules separated by thin, fibrous septa.
On the dorsal regions of rats, four circular skin-subcutaneous tissue and panniculus carnosus defects (1 cm apart from the midline and 2 cm from each other) were formed (Figure 1).
The deep dermis and panniculus adjacent to the abscessed region had numerous foci of granulomatous inflammation within and around the small arteries and veins.
A full thickness skin defect including the panniculus carnosus, was excised with a #11BP blade in each animal.
Dermis rests on the subcutaneous fatty layer called the panniculus adiposus.
The skin biopsy showed a perivascular and perineural granulomatous infiltrate at the full thickness of the dermis, ex-tending to the panniculus adiposus, with the presence of foamy histiocytes, lymphocytes, neutrophils, and fragmented AFB (Fig.