Etymology
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fascia (n.)

1560s, from Latin fascia "a band, bandage, swathe, ribbon," derivative of fascis "bundle" (see fasces). In English, originally in architecture; anatomical use is from 1788. Also used in botany, music, astronomy. Related: Fascial; fasciation.

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Definitions of fascia

fascia (n.)
a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc;
Synonyms: facia
fascia (n.)
instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls;
Synonyms: dashboard
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