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 for Fascia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fascia \Fas"ci*a\, n.; pl. Fasci[ae]. [L., a band: cf. It.
     fascia. See Fasces, and cf. Fess.]
     1. A band, sash, or fillet; especially, in surgery, a bandage
        or roller.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Arch.) A flat member of an order or building, like a flat
        band or broad fillet; especially, one of the three bands
        which make up the architrave, in the Ionic order. See
        Illust. of Column.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Anat.) The layer of loose tissue, often containing fat,
        immediately beneath the skin; the stronger layer of
        connective tissue covering and investing all muscles; an
        aponeurosis.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Zool.) A broad well-defined band of color.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fascia
      n 1: a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or
           binding together muscles and organs etc [syn: fascia,
           facia]
      2: instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing
         dials and controls [syn: dashboard, fascia]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "fascia":
     Mystik tape, Scotch tape, adhesive tape, anklet, armlet, band,
     bandage, batten, belt, bracelet, cellophane tape, cincture,
     cingulum, cloth tape, collar, collarband, earring, ecliptic,
     equator, fillet, finger ring, friction tape, girdle, girt, girth,
     great circle, hoop, lath, ligula, ligule, list, masking tape,
     neckband, necklace, nose ring, plank, plastic tape, quoit, ribband,
     ribbon, ring, shred, slat, slip, spill, spline, strake, strap,
     strip, strop, taenia, tape, tape measure, tapeline, ticker tape,
     wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone
  
  

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