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Medical Term:

fascia of individual muscle


Definition: a fibrous membrane, usually quite thin and devoid of fat, surrounding a single muscle, separating it from adjacent muscles and allowing movements between them; related to contraction.

Synonym(s): fascia propria musculiTA, muscle sheath

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