Fascia



[fash-ee-uh for 1, 3–5; fey-shuh for 2] /ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2/

noun, plural fasciae
[fash-ee-ee] /ˈfæʃ iˌi/ (Show IPA), for 1, 3–5; fascias
[fey-shuh z] /ˈfeɪ ʃəz/ (Show IPA), for 2.
1.
a band or fillet, as for binding the hair.
2.
Also called fascia board. .
3.
Architecture.

4.
Anatomy, Zoology.

5.
Zoology, Botany. a distinctly marked band of color.
/ˈfeɪʃɪə/
noun (pl) -ciae (-ʃɪˌiː)
1.
the flat surface above a shop window
2.
(architect) a flat band or surface, esp a part of an architrave or cornice
3.
(ˈfæʃɪə). fibrous connective tissue occurring in sheets beneath the surface of the skin and between muscles and groups of muscles
4.
(biology) a distinctive band of colour, as on an insect or plant
5.
(Brit) a less common name for dashboard (sense 1)
6.
a casing that fits over a mobile phone, with spaces for the buttons
n.

1560s, from Latin fascia “a band, bandage, swathe” (see fasces). Originally in architecture; anatomical use is from 1788.

fascia fas·ci·a (fāsh’ē-ə)
n. pl. fas·ci·ae (fāsh’ē-ē’, fā’shē-ē)
A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.
fas’ci·al adj.
fascia
(fāsh’ē-ə)
Plural fasciae (fāsh’ē-ē’, fā’shē-ē)
A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue. Fascia envelops, separates, or binds together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.

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