aponeurosis


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Related to aponeurosis: Bicipital aponeurosis, Plantar aponeurosis

ap·o·neu·ro·sis

 (ăp′ə-no͝o-rō′sĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n. pl. ap·o·neu·ro·ses (-sēz′)
A sheetlike fibrous membrane, resembling a flattened tendon, that serves as a fascia to bind muscles together or as a means of connecting muscle to bone.

[Greek aponeurōsis, from aponeurousthai, to become tendinous : apo-, apo- + neuron, sinew; see (s)neəu- in Indo-European roots.]

ap′o·neu·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

aponeurosis

(ˌæpənjʊəˈrəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy a white fibrous sheet of tissue by which certain muscles are attached to bones
[C17: via New Latin from Greek, from aponeurousthai to change into a tendon, from neuron tendon]
aponeurotic adj

ap•o•neu•ro•sis

(ˌæp ə nʊˈroʊ sɪs, -nyʊ-)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
a flat sheet of connective tissue that connects some muscles to bones.
[1670–80; < Greek aponeúrōsis]
ap`o•neu•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aponeurosis - any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened tendons
facia, fascia - a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
Translations

ap·o·neu·ro·sis

n. aponeurosis, membrana que cubre los músculos.
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40) When compared to traditional plantar fascia release, this procedure provides the surgeon with a more precise and targeted approach while preserving the plantar aponeurosis.
The biceps aponeurosis is incised to permit visualization of the brachial artery to the point where the ulnar and radial arteries arise.
The increased GUh observed in the RA of both groups is likely due to the large aponeurosis within this muscle and the inability to distinguish between connective tissue and muscle using CT
38-40) Of note, the tendon rarely retracts significantly into the arm because it is partially tethered by the bicipital aponeurosis, also known as the lacertus fibrosis.
In the first incision, subcutaneous tissue is opened with a 1 cm vertical incision at the junction point of the line starting from the radial side of the ring finger and tiger stripes, palmar aponeurosis is passed and distal end of the transverse carpal ligament and fatty tissue are seen.
Histopathologically, the heel spur is a fibroostosis promoted by mechanical stress to the plantar aponeurosis, slowly and continuously growing into its insertion region (13).
Malignant melanoma is genetically distinct from clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeurosis (malignant melanoma of soft parts).
Change in the quality of the lumbar aponeurosis is also considered an important factor in lower back pain as this area is highly innervated with sensory receptors.
Thoracic fibres of longissimus and iliocostalis lumborum arise from thoracic spine (Macintosh and Bogduk 1987) and span the entire lumbar spine forming the erector spinae aponeurosis which moves freely over the lumbar erector spinae (Macintosh and Bogduk 1994), connecting to the sacrum and posterior superior iliac spine (Macintosh and Bogduk 1987).
The US probe was placed on the abdominal wall transversely, in the midline inferior to the umbilicus, to identify the rectus aponeurosis (figure of 8 pattern) and the overlying fat layer.
5% (w/v) in normal saline) in the planter aponeurosis of the right hind paw.