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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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Intermuscular aponeuroses between the flexor muscles of the forearm and their relationships with the ulnar nerve.
Spigelian hernias occur through a defect in the linea semilunaris, a fibrous union of the rectus sheath with the aponeuroses of the transverse abdominal and abdominal internal oblique muscles that extends from the level of the ninth rib cartilage to the pubic symphysis.
Clear-Cell Sarcoma of Tendons and Aponeuroses. An Analysis of 21 Cases.
The TLF is a sheet of fused aponeuroses and fascial layers that encases the muscles of the back extending from the thoracic to the lumbar spine and affects the spread of local anesthetic [12].
Muscle thickness was obtained from the distance between the deep and the superficial aponeuroses (22).
A physiologically dynamic and strong posterior inguinal wall and the shielding and compression action of the muscles and aponeuroses around the inguinal canal are important factors that prevent hernia formation or hernia recurrence after repair.
It typically involves tendons and aponeuroses of the extremities, most commonly the foot and ankle.
The origin and insertion is given by four aponeuroses. The first component takes origin from the aponeurosis 12 on the proc.
Clear cell sarcoma-like tumor of the gastrointestinal tract is often difficult to distinguish from conventional CCS (of soft tissue or of tendons and aponeuroses) because their morphologic features overlap, they both express S100 protein, and they both can harbor identical genetic abnormalities, but in contrast to CCS, CCSLGTs lack immunohistochemical or ultrastructural evidence of melanocytic differentiation.
For both the RF and VL, fascicle length (FL) across the deep and superficial aponeuroses was estimated using MT and PNG.
Muscle fascicle length and pennation angle (i.e., the angle in which the fascicles insert themselves into the aponeuroses of the muscle) are two architectural parameters that can influence how a muscle generates force.
In the final testing, after the three months of monitoring, the ultrasound values of the plantar aponeuroses recorded a positive development, in the sense that they decreased, both in the female and the male subjects.