Medical Dictionary


noun fas·cia \ˈfash-(ē-)ə also ˈfāsh-\
plural fas·ci·ae \-ē-ˌē\ or fas·cias

Medical Definition of FASCIA

:  a sheet of connective tissue (as an aponeurosis) covering or binding together body structures; also :  tissue occurring in such a sheet—see deep fascia, superficial fascia
fas·cial \-(ē-)əl\ adjective
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