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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.

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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These include temporalis fascia, skin, periostea, perichondrium, dura mater, cartilage, vein, and fat.
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A Plantar fasciitis results from inflammation in the plantar fascia, a thick band of connective tissue that runs the length of the bottom of the foot, linking the ball of the foot to the heel bone.
[USA], Nov 10 (ANI): Fascia, a band or sheet of connective tissue, is rarely considered in isolation as the cause of chronic pain disorders.
Janet Travell, MD, seemed to understand that a great preponderance of what we perceive as pain originates in fascia. She described myofascial trigger points in fascia causing sensations of discomfort that vary to include numbness, tingling, burning, and pain.
A former manager of Saltwell Signs, of Gateshead's Team Valley, told Blackfriars Crown Court his team would h a v e only checked the fascia, not the structure, when putting up the sign which killed Mr Marx.
A former manager of Saltwell Signs - based in Team Valley - told Blackfriars Crown Court his team would have only checked the fascia, not the structure, when putting up the sign which killed Mr Marx.
All procedures were performed using an endaural incision for both temporalis fascia graft and tragal cartilage graft harvesting.
Fascia: [ingles: fascia] (Del latin fascia 'banda que ata', 'faja', 'venda'; reintroducido y documentado como termino anatomico con el significado actual desde 1788):
The model features redesigned side air scoops, an aggressive lower fascia, a more aggressive rear fascia with a tweaked diffuser and relocated exhaust outlets.
It emerges from the cover of gluteus maximus and for a short distance it is surrounded by only deep fascia, before it passes deep to the two heads of biceps femoris.
Synopsis: Fascia are a building network in our body that gives us support, structure, and form.