noun (plural fasciae or -cias) Etymology: Italian, from Latin, band, bandage; akin to Middle Irish basc necklace Date: 1563 1. a flat usually horizontal member of a building having the form of a flat band or broad fillet: as a. a flat piece used as a molding b. a horizontal piece (as a board) covering the joint between the top of a wall and the projecting eaves — called also fascia board c. a nameplate over the front of a shop 2. a sheet of connective tissue covering or binding together body structures (as muscles); also tissue of this character 3. (or facia) British the dashboard of an automobile • fascial adjective

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  • FASCIA — ex Graeco Βασκία, ut videre est, apud Salmas. ad Solin. p. 138. non modo in vestitu, sed etiam in ornatu numeratur, Martiano Capellae l. 2. de Nupt. At cingulum, quo pectus annecteret, sibi prudens mater exolvit, et ne Philologia ipsius Phronesis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • fascia — f. anat. Aponeurosis. Medical Dictionary. 2011. fascia envoltura de tejido conjuntiv …   Diccionario médico

  • fascia — [ fasja ] n. m. • 1806; mot lat. « bande » ♦ Anat. Membrane de tissu conjonctif, qui enveloppe des groupes de muscles et certains organes dont elle assure le maintien. ⇒ aponévrose. ● fascia, fascias ou fasciae nom masculin (latin fascia, bande)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fascia — bezeichnet: eine Gemeinde in Ligurien, Italien, siehe Fascia (Ligurien) den ladinischen Namen des Fassatals (Provinz Trient, Italien) eine kollagene Muskelhülle, siehe Faszie in der Antike alle Arten von Gurten, Binden und Bandagen, insbesondere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fascia — / faʃa/ s.f. [lat. fascia ] (pl. sce ). 1. [striscia di tela o di altra stoffa che serve ad avvolgere, stringere e ornare: la f. tricolore del sindaco ] ▶◀ banda, lista, nastro. 2. (med.) a. [striscia di tela, garza o altro, usata per coprire… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Fascia — Fas ci*a, n.; pl. {Fasci[ae]}. [L., a band: cf. It. fascia. See {Fasces}, and cf. {Fess}.] 1. A band, sash, or fillet; especially, in surgery, a bandage or roller. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) A flat member of an order or building, like a flat band… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fascia — UK US (UK also facia) /ˈfeɪʃə/ noun [C] ► COMMERCE a sign above the entrance to a shop with the name of the shop on it, or the name of the shop: »The Spar fascia is now common in all European countries. ► COMMUNICATIONS the hard cover of a mobile …   Financial and business terms

  • fascia — 1560s, from L. fascia a band, bandage, swathe (see FASCES (Cf. fasces)). Originally in architecture; anatomical use is from 1788 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fascĭa — Fascĭa. (lat.), 1) Binde, Band, schmales Tuch, z.B. um bei Frauen das aufgewundene Haar zusammenzuhalten (F. crinālis), od. um Beine u. Schenkel, statt der Strümpfe u. Beinkleider (F. cruralis, F. tibialis, F. femoralis) etc.; 2) (Chir.), Binde… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fascĭa — (lat.), Band, Binde, wurde bei den Römern in mannigfaltiger Weise beim Anzug verwendet, namentlich von den Frauen als Busenband (F. pectoralis). – In der Anatomie heißt F. die Haut um einen oder mehrere Muskeln (s. Binde) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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