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fas·ci·at·ed(făsh′ē-ā′tĭd) also fas·ci·ate (-āt′)
1. Botany Abnormally flattened or coalesced, as certain stems.
2. Zoology Marked with transverse bands, as certain insects.
[Latin fasciātus, from fascia, band.]
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