aponeurosis


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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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8) But what is not well described in the literature is how to differentiate between tightness in the muscles and fascia; rather fascia and aponeurosis are being described as the non-contractile tissue.
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