aponeurosis

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Related to aponeuroses: Plantar aponeurosis, Bicipital aponeurosis

aponeurosis

[¦ap·ə‚nu̇′rō·səs]
(anatomy)
A broad sheet of regularly arranged connective tissue that covers a muscle or serves to connect a flat muscle to a bone.
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Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (CCSTA), a rare tumor that was first described in 1968, (1) is also referred to as malignant melanoma of soft parts.
17) As the name suggests, it often originates juxtaposed to tendons, fascia, or aponeuroses.
Clear cell sarcoma is a distinct type of soft tissue sarcoma intimately associated with tendons and aponeuroses, and it possesses melanocytic features.
Blood Vessels: The blood vessels are seen in large quantities on the surface of the muscular aponeuroses.
As mentioned, DD aponeuroses contain collagen fibrils of significantly smaller diameter in looser aggregation than normal aponeuroses.
Biomechanical properties of elastase treated palmar aponeuroses.