Epicranial


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Ep`i`cra´ni`al


a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to the epicranium; as, epicranial muscles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The following setae were found: a pair of posterior setae P1 and P2 alongside the epicranial sulcus; a pair of F1 setae on the forehead; 2 pairs of setae AF1 and AF2 on the adfrontal sclerite; a pair of setae C1 and C2 on the clipeus; anterior setae A1, A2, and A3 on the lower side of the head, along with a lateral seta L1 and 3 ocellar setae.
It is classified within the group of "other headaches" in the subgroup of "epicranial headaches" of the ICHD-3[beta] (1).
Blood can accumulate between the scalp's epicranial aponeurosis and the periosteum and potentially can extend forward to the orbital margins, backward to the nuchal ridge, and laterally to the temporal fascia.
Any tension in the myofascial system that affects the orbit is picked up by the periorbita, which is connected with the Tenon's fascia with the epicranial fascia.
Yanguela, "Nummular headache, trochleitis, supraorbital neuralgia, and other epicranial headaches and neuralgias: the epicranias," Journal of Headache and Pain, vol.
Epicrania fugax: An ultrabrief paroxysmal epicranial pain.
Griffith [13] also explained occipital pain on account of eye strain, which may lead to screwing of the eyes and contraction of the orbicularis and frontalis which in turn pulls on epicranial fascia and occipital muscles leading to contraction of these.
Currently, various PNFS, from supraorbital to auriculotemporal nerve stimulation have been reported with successful management of epicranial headaches.
Head: Epicranial suture distinct, antenna long, reaching back to 4th segment, antenno-mere 2>6=3>4=5>1>7; antennomeres 5+6 with microsensilla.
The anterior part of epicranial aponeurosis and its downward extension into the temple were exposed.
These laminae of mesenchymal origin will give rise to the superficial mimetic muscles and fasciae (superficial layer of the temporal fascia, epicranial aponeurosis, and the SMAS).
(4) This group can act as muscular insertion points, such as the epicranial aponeurosis, and as joint linkages and tendinous arches ultimately providing proprioceptive information when tension is exerted.