FASCIA

is otherwise known as fascial tissue and is broadly speaking a band of fibrous tissue which covers, and thereby separates muscles, organs and other soft-tissue structures in the human body.

FASCIA: "Broadly speaking, the organs in the human body require protection from impact blows, some of this protection is provided by fascia tissue."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FASCIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fascia/ (accessed October 24, 2020).
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