Definition of fascia:
- 1. A sheet of fibrous tissue enveloping the body beneath the skin, and also enclosing the muscles and groups of muscles and separating their several layers or groups. 2. Same as fascia dentata.
- A band, sash, or fillet; a flat band, like a broad ribbon, generally between mouldings; the jutting of the bricks beyond the windows; the belt of a planet, as those of Jupiter; a bandage, roller, or ligature; a membranous expansion; a thin tendinous covering, which surrounds the muscles of the limbs, and binds them in their places.
Common misspellings for fascia:
- facia (81%)
- fasica (5%)
- facsia (3%)
- fasia (3%)
- faschia (3%)
Google Ngram Viewer results for fascia:
This graph shows how "fascia" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.
Examples of usage for fascia:
The first is the very large amount of secondary hemorrhage, and its location, there being sixty- eight ounces removed at one time and fifty at another, and perhaps thirty or forty at another, from just beneath the skin and superficial fascia of the lower part of the back. "Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society" , Joseph Bradford Cox.
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