aponeurosis


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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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Biomechanics of longitudinal arch support mechanisms in foot orthoses and their effect on plantar aponeurosis strain.
El musculo recto femoral (rectus femoris) tomo origen por medio de una aponeurosis en el tuberculo craneal a la cavidad acetabular y se inserto mediante un fuerte tendon en el borde libre de la patela.
Desde sus origenes proximates, tas cabezas corta y targa det muscuto biceps brachii permanecian separadas en su recorrido; a 2,5 cm por encima de ta articutacion det codo tas dos cabezas se fusionaban y formaban un tendon comun et cuat se unia a la parte posterior de la tuberosidad del radio; se pudo evidenciar la insercion distal en la fascia antebraquiai a traves de la aponeurosis bicipitaiis.
To quantify tendon / aponeurosis strain, a marker was placed on the dermal surface under the pad as a reference point to ascertain that the probe did not slide on the dermal surface and to act as a fixed reference from which manual measures of elongation could be made.
Desarda has described the operation where a 1- to 2-cm strip of external oblique aponeurosis lying over the inguinal canal is isolated from the main muscle but left attached both medially and laterally.
Se realiza exceresis completa de una tumoracion bien definida, encapsulada, adherida a la aponeurosis del musculo dorsal, de 12 kg de peso en su totalidad (Figura 5).
Hogendoorn, "Malignant melanoma is genetically distinct from clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeurosis (malignant melanoma of soft parts)," British Journal of Cancer, vol.
Anatomically, PM muscle has a triangular-like shape and it origins in the medial clavicle, anterior sternum, first to sixth costal cartilage, and aponeurosis of the oblique external muscle of the abdomen.
Nodular soft tissue thickening and thickened aponeurosis coded red on the color scale were harder when compared to the surrounding tissue, which supports fibrosis revealed in sonoelastographic examination (Figure 2, 3).
Subfascial infiltration: Approximately 8-10 ml of 1% lidocaine was injected immediately underneath the aponeurosis of the external oblique through a window created in the subcutaneous adipose tissue at the lateral corner of the incision.
40) When compared to traditional plantar fascia release, this procedure provides the surgeon with a more precise and targeted approach while preserving the plantar aponeurosis.
In other species, it frequently affects the heart, bones, skin, subcutaneous tissue, aponeurosis, reproductive and urinary tracts, and skeletal muscle (ALLEN, 2000).