extraserosal fascia

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extraserosal fascia

[TA]
generic term for any fascia lying internal to the parietal fascia and external to the visceral fascia (that is, between the parietal and visceral facsia); an obvious extraserosal fascia is the areolar endopelvic fascia, with loose areolar portions and fibroareolar portions that form the pelvic ligaments such as the cardinal ligament of the uterus.
Synonym(s): fascia extraserosalis [TA]
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(19,26-27) Based on location, the FICAT describes the following fasciae: i) in relation to the body regions: fascia of head and neck, fascia of trunk, and fascia of limbs, ii) in relation to the surrounding structures: subcutaneous fascia, fascia of muscles, visceral fascia, parietal fascia, and fascia extraserosalis which represents any other fascia which lies inside the parietal fascia and outside the visceral fascia.