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 (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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Similarly, tomato FIN, whose loss-of-function mutants show fasciated flowers associated with enlarged shoot apical meristems, has also been proved to be an HPAT family protein.
Four genes are known to control fruit shape: sun [24] and ovate [25] control elongated shape like in Roma type whereas fasciated (FAS) [26] and locule number (LC) [27] control fruit locule and flat shape.