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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The two dominant patterns of injury include the lateral rectus abdominis/adductor aponeurotic injury just adjacent to the external inguinal ring and the midline rectus abdominis/adductor aponeurotic plate injury.
The origin, arising from the dorsal iliac crest and crista dorsolateralis ilii, is aponeurotic in the cranial two-thirds, and fleshy in the caudal third.
Long-Term Results After Gastrocnemius-Soleus Intramuscular Aponeurotic Recession as a Part of Multilevel Surgery in Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy
There has been a case reported of intratendinous aponeurotic fibroma within the substance of the flexor pollicus longus by Moskovich.
Purulent exudate was seen from the flexor tendon sheath at the level of the distal phalanx down to the palmar aponeurotic pulley.
The principal clinical differential diagnosis are extraskeletal mesenchimal chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath with foci of cartilaginous metaplasia, calcifying aponeurotic fibroma, synovial chondromatosis, and nodular chondrometaplasia.
This result distinctly showed that the last incision had divided the point of insertion of the aponeurotic digitation.