- 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.
Origin of fascia
OTHER WORDS FROM fasciafas·ci·al, adjectivesub·fas·ci·al, adjective
How to use fascia in a sentence
It has five speeds to specifically address certain areas of massage, the slowest wakes up the muscles, then comes the elimination of lactic acid, muscle recovery, fascia release, and the highest speed is for a deep tissue massage.
Due regard is given the manner of establishing drainage because of the usual existence of sub-fascial fistulae.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
These different structures derive their special fascial coverings from the processes that bound this compartment.