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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They believed it to be atavistic in nature and an embryological remnant of panniculus carnosus.
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.
Desde fines del siglo XVIII, se han descrito en la fosa axilar bandas o haces de tejido muscular y tendinoso que se disponen entre las paredes de la region (Ramsay, 1795, 1812; Gruber, 1844; Langer, 1846; Wood, 1868); elementos que corresponden a remantes del Panniculus carnosus de los mamiferos inferiores (Langworthy, 1932), que por su situacion pueden entorpecer el examen clinico, generar fenomenos compresivos en los vasos axilares, dificultar las acciones quirurgicas en la region y confundir a los anatomistas (Tillaux, 1880; Petrasek et al.
Embryologically this arch is thought to be remnant of panniculus carnosus of lower animals.
After shaving and depilating the back, a caudally based 3 x 11 cm dorsal skin flap was elevated with the panniculus carnosus on all 32 rats [20].