Pronunciation: (fash'ē-āt" -ē-it), [key]
1. bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.
2. Bot.abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.
a. composed of bundles.
b. bound together in a bundle.
c. marked with a band or bands. Also,fas'ci•at"ed.
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