Definition of Fascia. Meaning of Fascia. Synonyms of Fascia

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Definition of Fascia

Fascia
Fascia Fas"ci*a, n.; pl. Fasci[ae]. [L., a band: cf. It. fascia. See Fasces, and cf. Fess.] 1. A band, sash, or fillet; especially, in surgery, a bandage or roller. 2. (Arch.) A flat member of an order or building, like a flat band or broad fillet; especially, one of the three bands which make up the architrave, in the Ionic order. See Illust. of Column. 3. (Anat.) The layer of loose tissue, often containing fat, immediately beneath the skin; the stronger layer of connective tissue covering and investing all muscles; an aponeurosis. 4. (Zo["o]l.) A broad well-defined band of color.

Meaning of Fascia from wikipedia

- and other internal organs. Fascia is classified by layer, as superficial fascia, deep fascia, and visceral or parietal fascia, or by its function and anatomical...
- Gerota's fascia (after Dimitrie Gerota) The posterior renal fascia, also called Zuckerkandl's fascia or fascia retrorenalis The renal fascia separates...
- The parotid fascia in human anatomy is a fascia that builds a closed membrane together with the m****eteric fascia. This common membrane sheaths the parotid...
- Fascia (/ˈfeɪʃə/) is an architectural term for a vertical frieze or band under a roof edge, or which forms the outer surface of a cornice, visible to an...
- The fascia of Scarpa is the deep membranous layer (stratum membranosum), of the superficial fascia of the abdomen. It is a layer of the anterior abdominal...
- Fascia is a layer of connective tissue in the human body. Fascia may also refer to: Fascia, Liguria, a comune in the Province of Genoa, Italy Cima della...
- The thoracolumbar fascia (lumbodorsal fascia or thoracodorsal fascia) is a deep investing membrane throughout most of the posterior thorax and abdomen...
- The fascia is a sash worn by clerics and seminarians with the c****ock in the Roman Catholic Church and in the Anglican Church. It is not worn as a belt...
- superficial to the fascia of Scarpa. Superficial fascia is composed of two layers: the fatty outer layer, known as Camper's fascia, and the more membranous...
- The plantar fascia is the thick connective tissue (aponeurosis) which supports the arch on the bottom (plantar side) of the foot. It runs from the tuberosity...