Meaning of fascia
Pronunciation: (fash'ē-u for 1, 3–5 fā'shu for 2), [key]
— pl. fas•ci•ae fas•cias
- a band or fillet, as for binding the hair.
- Also calledfacia.
- any relatively broad, flat, horizontal surface, as the outer edge of a cornice, a stringcourse, etc.
- any of a number of horizontal bands, usually three in number, each projecting beyond the one below to form the architrave in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.
- a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body.
- tissue of this kind.
- a distinctly marked band of color.
- fascia (Thesaurus)