Fascia is defined as a flat piece of material (usually made of wood) that covers the ends of rafters, or a sheath of fibrous tissue that covers muscles or organs.(noun)
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Origin: L, a band, sash
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noun pl. fas·ci·ae (făshˈē-ēˌ, fāˈshē-ē)
Origin: Latin, band.
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