investing layer of cervical fascia

investing layer of cervical fascia
investing layer of deep cervical fascia lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis.

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  • Cervical fascia — Latin fascia cervicalis; fascia colli The cervical fascia is fascia found in the region of the neck. It mainly refers to the deep cervical fascia. However, there are other cervical fascia: superficial cervical fascia prevertebral fascia …   Wikipedia

  • Investing layer of deep cervical fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis GraySubject = 111 GrayPage = 388 Caption = Section of the neck at about the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. Showing the arrangement of the fascia coli. Caption2 …   Wikipedia

  • Deep cervical fascia — Section of the neck at about the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. Showing the arrangement of the fascia coli. Gray s subject #111 388 …   Wikipedia

  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • Fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = Fascia Latin = fascia GraySubject = 104 GrayPage = Caption = The rectus sheath and the thoracolumbar fascia provide strong fascial support between the bottom of the ribcage and the top of the pelvis. Caption2 = Fascia… …   Wikipedia

  • Prevertebral fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lamina prevertebralis fasciae cervicalis GraySubject = 111 GrayPage = 389 Caption = Prevertebral fascia labeled in red, both according to older litterature (e.g. Gray s) and newer litteratureEssential… …   Wikipedia

  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalis — [TA] investing layer of cervical fascia: the most superficial of the deep layers of cervical fascia, surrounding the neck superficial to the pretracheal layer; it invests the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles and is attached posteriorly… …   Medical dictionary

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