Scarpa's fascia

noun

Scar·​pa's fascia ˈskär-pəz- How to pronounce Scarpa's fascia (audio)
: the deep layer of the superficial fascia of the anterior abdominal wall that is composed mostly of yellow elastic fibers with little adipose tissue

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“Scarpa's fascia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Scarpa%27s%20fascia. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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