Dictionary » F » Fascia

Fascia

Fascia

(Science: anatomy) The flat layers of fibrous tissue that separate differnet layers of tissue. A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc.Sheets of connective tissue.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?

... that interact with matrix. elastic fibers contain the protein "elastin" dense regular (stabalizes position of internal organs -deep fasciae-provides firm attatchment; reduces friction btwn muscles; and dense irregular( C. T. both have varying amts of elastic fibers as well as loose ...

See entire post
by biolass
Fri May 04, 2007 9:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?
Replies: 3
Views: 15472


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 8,827 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link