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Endoabdominal Fascia
Connective Tissue

Endoabdominal Fascia

Fascia endoabdominales

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The endoabdominal fascia, also known as the parietal or deep investing abdominal fascia, is a fascia located deep to the abdominal muscles, thus lining the abdominal cavity. It is separated from the parietal peritoneum by extraperitoneal fat. The endoabdominal fascia includes the:

—transversalis fascia;

—iliopsoas fascia;

—and diaphragmatic fascia.

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The fascia is also defined as a “the fascial system consists of the three-dimensional continuum of soft, collagen containing, loose and dense fibrous connective tissues that permeate the body” by Fascia Nomenclature Committee (Bordoni and Whitte, 2018), an as “masses of connective tissue large enough to be visible to the unaided eye” by Gray’s Anatomy (Standring, 2016).

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