investing fascia

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in·vest·ing fas·ci·a

[TA]
a (usually) relatively thin fibrous membrane, devoid of fat, which ensheaths a layer of muscles, usually derived from a single embryonic sheet, directly on their surfaces, separating individual muscles.

investing fascia

a layer of fascia that closely invests a muscle or ligament.
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Type 2: Beneath the investing layer of deep cervical fascia
The lower part is covered by skin, subcutaneous tissue, platysma muscle, and an investing layer of deep cervical fascia.