Defining words for the week – 

subcutaneous:  (sub- meaning under); (cutaneous – meaning skin).  Underneath the skin.

necrosis:  (necr/o – meaning dead, death); (-osis – meaning abnormal condition).  Abnormal condition of death.

liposuction (LYE-poh-suk-shun):  Technique for removing adipose (fat present in cells) tissue with a suction pump device.

carcinoma (car-sih-NO-muh):  cancer of epithelial tissue of the skin or lining of internal organs.

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