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Descriptor in English: Fascia
Descriptor in Spanish: Fascia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fáscia
Descriptor in French: Fascia
Tree number(s): A02.340
A10.165.425
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
See also the descriptors: Fasciotomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 5309
Descriptor UI: D005205
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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