APONEUROSIS

From Big Medical Encyclopedia

APONEUROSIS (grech, aponeurosis) — the wide connective tissue plate consisting of dense collagenic and elastic fibers which are located mostly in parallel each other. Wide muscles are attached by this plate to bones or to other tissues of a body. Sometimes the term «aponeurosis» designate a dense fascia. See also Sinews , Fascia .

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