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aponeurosis

n. a thin but strong fibrous sheet of tissue that replaces a tendon in muscles that are flat and sheetlike and have a wide area of attachment (e.g. to bones). —aponeurotic ...

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A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

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...aponeurosis n. A fibrous or membranous sheet histologically similar to a tendon which connects a muscle to the part it...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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... Flattened ribbon-shaped or sheet-like tendinous connective tissue that replaces a tendon in muscles, which is flat and has a wide attachment...

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A Dictionary of Nursing (8 ed.)

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... [apŏ-newr- oh -sis] n. a thin but strong fibrous sheet of tissue that replaces a tendon in muscles that are flat and sheetlike and have a wide area of attachment (e.g. to bones). —aponeurotic [apŏ-newr- ot -ik] ...

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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... n. a thin but strong fibrous sheet of tissue that replaces a tendon in muscles that are flat and sheetlike and have a wide area of attachment (e.g. to bones). — aponeurotic ...

plantar aponeurosis

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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...aponeurosis A thin, strong fibrous sheet running from the calcaneus to the...

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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aponeurosis

aponeurosis  

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n. a thin but strong fibrous sheet of tissue that replaces a tendon in muscles that are flat and sheetlike and have a wide area of attachment (e.g. to bones). —aponeurotic adj.
plantar aponeurosis

plantar aponeurosis  

A thin, strong fibrous sheet running from the calcaneus to the toes.
subaponeurotic haemorrhage

subaponeurotic haemorrhage  

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Bleeding under the aponeurosis of the scalp resulting from trauma to blood vessels crossing the space from the skull to the overlying scalp. It results from delivery by forceps or vacuum extraction. ...
galea

galea  

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n. 1. a helmet-shaped part, especially the galea aponeurotica, a flat sheet of fibrous tissue (see aponeurosis) that caps the skull and links the two parts of the epicranius muscle. 2. a type of head ...
inguinal ligament

inguinal ligament  

Ligament connecting the anterior spines of the ilium to the pubis. The inguinal ligament is part of the aponeurosis of the external obliques.
external obliques

external obliques  

The largest and most superficial of the three pairs of muscles that form the lateral abdominal wall. The external obliques have their origin on the outer surface of the lower ribs and most fibres ...
Palmaris longus

Palmaris longus  

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Origin: flexor pronator origin. Muscle belly is small with a long thin tendon which runs superficial to TCLInsertion: apex of palmar aponeurosis. Absent 10–15% people.Nerve supply: median nerve.[...]
Levator palpabrae superioris

Levator palpabrae superioris  

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• Arises from roof of orbit in front of optic foramen and above superior rectus muscle. Passes forward for 40 mm to end just behind the septum as an aponeurosis.• ...
Levator veli palatini

Levator veli palatini  

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Origin:Inferior surface of petrous temporal bone and medial rim of Eustachian tube.Insertion:Palatine aponeurosis.Action:Elevates, retracts and laterally deviates the soft palate. It may open the ...
Frontalis

Frontalis  

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Origin:From epicranial aponeurosis at the anterior hairline.Insertion:Into the dermis of the skin.Nerve supply:Temporal branch of facial nerve.Action:To elevate the eyebrow. See Brow lift.[...]
Median nerve compression

Median nerve compression  

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• From proximal to distal, the sites of compression are:○ distal 1/3 of humerus beneath projecting supracondylar process;○ Ligament of Struthers;○ lacertus fibrosis;○ bicipital aponeurosis.• In the ...
Pulleys

Pulleys  

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• Thickened areas within the flexor sheath which enclose the Flexor tendons. In finger there is the palmar aponeurosis (PA), and 5 annular pulleys and 3 cruciform pulleys. PA pulley ...

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