panniculus

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Related to panniculus carnosus: panniculus adiposus, panniculus muscle

panniculus

[pə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A membrane or layer.
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Tissue samples were obtained by excising the graft with a surrounding rim of normal skin and underlying panniculus carnosus and were fixed in phosphate buffered 10% formalin saline, dehydrated in ethanol, cleared in xylene and embedded in paraffin to get 5 micron thick paraffin sections.