investing layer

investing layer

[TA]
a fascial layer that ensheathes or intimately encloses a specific group of muscles.
Synonym(s): fascia investiens [TA]

investing layer,

n superficial fascia, lying between the skin and the deeper, tougher fascia.
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We can open the investing layer in midline and reach the thyroid gland.
The investing layer is then sutured back, a drain placed and the trocar sites closed.
The lower part is covered by skin, subcutaneous tissue, platysma muscle, and an investing layer of deep cervical fascia.
Type II Tye cyst lies beneath the investing layer of the deep cervical fascia and is in contact with the greater vessels