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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In lower mammals the panniculus carnosus was very well developed to form the pectoral group of muscles.
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).
Graft beds with intact panniculus carnosus were created by the scissors [12].
Fully invasive squamous cell carcinomas were tumors that invaded the panniculus carnosus. Papillomas were considered benign while microinvasive and fully invasive squamous cell carcinomas were considered malignant.
Embryologically this arch is thought to be remnant of panniculus carnosus of lower animals.
A full thickness skin defect including the panniculus carnosus, was excised with a #11BP blade in each animal.
Pigment-containing cells, also present in the connective tissue, surrounded the striated skeletal muscle (panniculus carnosus) beneath the hypodermis (Figures 1(a), 1(c), and 1(e)).