Pronunciation: (sub"kyOO-tā'nē-us), [key]
1. situated or lying under the skin, as tissue.
2. performed or introduced under the skin, as an injection by a syringe.
3. living below the several layers of the skin, as certain parasites. Also,sub•der•malPronunciation: (sub-dûr'mul), [key] sub•der'mic.
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