panniculus


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Related to panniculus: intertrigo, panniculus adiposus, panniculus carnosus

panniculus

[pə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A membrane or layer.
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1] "The thick folds of skin around the abdomen, medically referred to as the panniculus, create difficulties and risks, such as imprecise incisions and infection of the surgical site for cesarean sections," said Dr.
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.
Access to the uterus may require retraction of the panniculus, which can cause significant cardiovascular compromise (9) and greater postoperative pain (29).