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fas·cia

 (făsh′ə, fä′shə)
n. pl. fas·ci·ae (făsh′ē-ē′, fä′shē-ē′)
1. Anatomy
a. A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.
b. The tissue of which such a sheet or band is composed.
2. Biology A broad and distinct band of color.
3. Architecture
a. A flat horizontal band or member between moldings, especially in a classical entablature.
b. (fā′shə)pl. fas·cias A board covering the ends of rafters on the eaves of a building. Also called fascia board.
4. (fā′shə)pl. fas·cias
a. The shape or styling of the front or rear end of an automobile.
b. Chiefly British The dashboard of a motor vehicle.

[Latin, band.]

fas′ci·al adj.
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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
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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.
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fascia

A fibrous layer of connective tissue. Such layers join skin to the tissues beneath and form sheaths around individual muscles.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

fascia

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

[ˈfeɪʃə ˈfeɪʃiə] n
(on car dashboard)tableau m de bord
(for mobile phone)façade f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fascia

n (Brit Aut) → Armaturentafel f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fascia

facia [ˈfeɪʃɪə] n (Aut) → cruscotto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fascia

n (pl -ciae) fascia
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References in periodicals archive ?
The graft materials most commonly employed by neurosurgeons in the repair of dural defects are autogenous tissues such as the temporal fascia, pericranium, and fascia lata [4, 6, 12-14].
The defect was closed with tensor fascia lata flap, and donor site primarily closed [Figure 4].
2007), injertos de tejido de submucosa de intestino delgado porcino, injertos de fascia lata, mallas protesicas de diferentes materiales y avance del diafragma (Henderson et al.
* Then plastic surgeon harvested tensor fascia lata graft and pedicled trapezius flap 15 x 10 x 1 cm.
Thus, in the back area, the muscles strengthened were the latissimus dorsi, the rhomboids, the quadratus lumborum; in the hip, the gluteus muscles, the iliopsoas, the pelvitrochanteric muscles, the tensor fascia lata; and in the legs, the adductor muscles, the quadriceps, the hamstrings, the sartorius.
The anterolateral thigh fasciocutaneous flap, the tensor fascia lata pedicled flap, and the whole thigh flap have all been described but they are more suitable for smaller defects.
Fascia lata graft was placed in 56 (93.33%) patients and pericranium in 4 (6.67%) patients to cover the defect properly.
The deep fascia invests the lower limb like an elastic stocking and is called fascia lata in the thigh and called crural fascia in the leg.
Needle EMG revealed long-term and polyphasic motor unit potentials (MUPs) with high amplitudes and showing a sparse pattern in left tensor fascia lata, extensor digitorum longus, and extensor digitorum brevis muscles.
In sections on body acupuncture points, ear acupuncture points, and trigger points, they address such aspects as the small intestine channel, points on the auricular lobule according to Chinese nomenclature, projection zones of internal organs according to Nogier, long radial extensor muscles of the wrist, and tensor muscles of the fascia lata. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
In reexamining the scientific articles published by Vittorio Putti, it is interesting to notice his emphasis placed on the use of the fascia lata [6].