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.