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1

Fascia is NOT synonymous with __________ _________.

CONNECTIVE TISSUE
(CT)

2

All fascia is _________ _________, but not all connective tissue is fascia.

CONNECTIVE TISSUE
(CT)

3

Name the 3 types of fascia?

SUPERFICIAL FASCIA
+
SUBSEROUS FASCIA aka VISCERAL FASCIA
+
DEEP FASCIA

4

What is the general colour of fascia?

YELLOW

5

What is the connective tissue often referred to as adipose, located beneath the skin (epidermis, dermis)?

SUPERFICIAL FASCIA

6

What is the connective tissue that suspends the organs within their cavities and wraps them in layers of connective tissue membranes?

SUBSEROUS FASCIA
aka
VISCERAL FASCIA

7

Name the dense irregular connective tissue that gives form and support for underlying organs?
***Can have areolar connective tissue continuous with it

DEEP FASCIA

8

Where is superficial fascia located?

BENEATH THE SKIN
(epidermis, dermis)

9

Where is subserous aka visceral fascia located?

SUSPENDING ORGANS WITHIN CAVITIES
+
WRAPPING ORGANS IN LAYERS OF CT MEMBRANES

10

Where is deep fascia located?

SUPPORTING UNDERLYING ORGANS

11

Tensions in fascia can constrict ________ _______

BLOOD FLOW

12

Name the 4 functions of fascia?

SUPPORT & DEFINITION
+
COMPARTMENTALIZATION
+
FORCE TRANSMISSION
+
CONNECTION

13

Fascia heals with ________ tissue.

SCAR

14

Fascia defines ___________ compartments.

MUSCULAR

15

Where is fascia, generally?

EVERYWHERE