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Descriptor English: Fascia
Descriptor Spanish: Fascia
Descriptor Portuguese: Fáscia
Descriptor French: Fascia
Tree number(s): A02.340
A10.165.425
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005205
Scope note: Layers of connective tissue of variable thickness. The superficial fascia is found immediately below the skin; the deep fascia invests MUSCLES, nerves, and other organs.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: surgery:Fasciotomy
Related: Fasciotomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 5309
Unique ID: D005205
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Fascia - Preferred
Concept UI M0008234
Scope note Layers of connective tissue of variable thickness. The superficial fascia is found immediately below the skin; the deep fascia invests MUSCLES, nerves, and other organs.
Preferred term Fascia



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