deep fascia


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deep fascia

[′dēp ′fā·shə]
(anatomy)
The fibrous tissue between muscles and forming the sheaths of muscles, or investing other deep, definitive structures, as nerves and blood vessels.
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For example, subcutaneous tissue can slide over deep fascia, and muscles can slide because of an interface between the deep fascia and epimysium [8].
As shown in this prospective study, intraoperative glove perforation occurs with high frequency when both barbed and standard suture techniques are used for closure of the deep fascia.
The fundiform ligament contributes to the deep fascia of the penis in the midline (8).
Consequently the site of the midbelly trigger point (Chaitow and Walker DeLany 2002, Travell and Simons 1999) is buried deep beneath skin, subcutaneous tissue, deep fascia, the gastrocnemius muscle and the overlying dense fascia of the popliteus muscle (Figure 5).
Relative sparing of the skin and underlying muscle by a subcutaneous soft tissue infection and destruction of the superficial and often of the deep fascia are its characteristics.
Seats were deeply shaped and comfortable with reasonably good adjustment, although a short driver complained about the deep fascia hitting knees if the seat was close to the steering column.