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Pronunciation

Noun

fascia

  • pronounced: ' fa sh ə ' or ' fa shē ə ' (IPA: /fæʃ(ɪ)ɑ/); plural: fascias
  1. A wide band of material covering the ends of roof rafters in a building.
  2. A flat band or broad fillet; especially, one of the three bands which make up the architrave, in the Ionic order.
  3. A broad well-defined band of color.
  4. A band, sash, or fillet; especially, in surgery, a bandage or roller.
  • pronounced: ' fā shē ə ' (IPA: /fɑʃɪɑ/); plural: fasciae
  1. The layer of loose tissue, often containing fat, immediately beneath the skin; the stronger layer of connective tissue covering and investing all muscles; an aponeurosis.

Italian

Noun

fascia f. (plural fasce)

  1. strip, band
  2. bandage
  3. sash
  4. belt (geography)

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