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fas·ci·a

 (făsh′ē-ə)
n. pl. fas·ci·ae (făsh′ē-ē′, fā′shē-ē)
1. Anatomy A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.
2. A broad and distinct band of color.
3. (also fā′shē-ə) Architecture A flat horizontal band or member between moldings, especially in a classical entablature.
4. The shape or styling of the front or rear end of an automobile.
5. (fā′shə) Chiefly British The dashboard of a motor vehicle.

[Latin, band.]

fas′ci·al adj.

fascia

(ˈfeɪʃɪə) or

facia

n, pl -ciae (-ʃɪˌiː)
1. (Architecture) the flat surface above a shop window
2. (Architecture) architect a flat band or surface, esp a part of an architrave or cornice
3. (Zoology) fibrous connective tissue occurring in sheets beneath the surface of the skin and between muscles and groups of muscles
4. (Biology) biology a distinctive band of colour, as on an insect or plant
5. (Automotive Engineering) Brit a less common name for dashboard1
6. (Telecommunications) a casing that fits over a mobile phone, with spaces for the buttons
[C16: from Latin: band: related to fascis bundle; see fasces]
ˈfascial, ˈfacial adj

fas•ci•a

(ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2 )

n., pl. fas•ci•ae (ˈfæʃ iˌi)
for 1, 3–5; fas•cias (fā′shəz) for 2.
1. Also called fas′cia board`. facia.
2.
a. one of a series of horizontal bands, each projecting beyond the one below to form the architrave in the Ionic and Corinthian orders.
b. any relatively broad, flat horizontal surface on a building, as the outer edge of a cornice.
3.
a. a band or sheath of connective tissue covering, supporting, or connecting the muscles or internal organs of the body.
b. tissue of this kind.
4. Zool., Bot. a distinctly marked band of color.
[1555–65; < Latin: band, bandage; akin to fasces]
fas′ci•al, adj.

fascia

A fibrous layer of connective tissue. Such layers join skin to the tissues beneath and form sheaths around individual muscles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fascia - a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etcfascia - a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
aponeurosis - any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened tendons
2.fascia - instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
control board, control panel, instrument panel, board, panel - electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

fascia

[ˈfeɪʃə] (Brit) N
1. (on building) → faja f
2. (for mobile phone) → carcasa f
3. (Brit) (Aut) → tablero m

fascia

[ˈfeɪʃə ˈfeɪʃiə] n
(on car dashboard)tableau m de bord
(for mobile phone)façade f

fascia

n (Brit Aut) → Armaturentafel f

fascia

facia [ˈfeɪʃɪə] n (Aut) → cruscotto

fas·ci·a

n. fascia, tejido fibroso conectivo que envuelve el cuerpo bajo la piel y protege los músculos, los nervios y los vasos sanguíneos;
___, aponeurotic___ aponeurótica, tejido fibroso que sirve de soporte a los músculos;
___, Buck's___ de Buck, tejido fibroso que cubre el pene;
___, Colles'___ de Colles, cubierta interna de la fascia perineal;
___ graftinjerto de una ___;
___, lata___ lata, protectora de los músculos del muslo;
___, tranversalis___ tranversal, localizada entre el peritoneo y el músculo transverso del abdomen.

fascia

n (pl -ciae) fascia
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Forewing ground color white; costal margin smooth, brown; barely falcate at apex; subbasal fascia gray and weakly marked; antemedial fascia light color and broad; medial fascia dark color and rather broad; postmedial fascia dark color, broad and slight excurved in middle; subterminal fascia slender, grayish brown; cilia short, grayish white.
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Ten rhinoplasty operations performed using postauricular fascia for the purpose of augmenting the radix and dorsum of the nose were analyzed retrospectively.
For more than 100 years, gynecologic surgeons have been taught that the vaginal defects causing anterior and posterior vaginal prolapse result either from generalized midline stretching or thinning of the pubocervical fascia, or from lateral or paravaginal injuries.
Its effect is not limited to relaxing tight muscles or increasing hydration in the fascia but it can also be used to increase tonus in the core muscles and contractile strength within the fascia and to initiate a lowering of sympathetic tone in the autonomic nervous system.
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Pronotal collar with (holotype) or without (paratype) a narrow transverse fascia along posterior margin, with a pair of small spots at lateral inner corner, and with (holotype) or without (paratype) a pair of fuscous roundish spots on lateral sides of the small spots.
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Reattach the pubocervical fascia to the rectovaginal septum.