musculoaponeurotic


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musculoaponeurotic

[¦məs·kyə·lō¦ap·ə·nu̇¦räd·ik]
(histology)
Composed of muscle and of fibrous connective tissue in the form of a membrane.
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35) v-MAF avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog gene regulates transcription of ADAMTS12 gene by binding to its "Maf recognition element" sequence.
14) MafA (Beta cell nuclear MusculoAponeurotic Fibrosarcoma oncogene family A) interacts with Pdx-1 and NeuroD1, and stimulates pancreatic B-cells to produce insulin--particularly when glucose levels are high.
Salivary fistulae after a face-lift are caused by parotid injury due to the deeper dissection of the superficial musculoaponeurotic system.
But after just two years, second husband Lee was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of cancer called musculoaponeurotic fibromatosis.
Gene symbol Gene name change 517617 MAFF v-maf musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog F 1.
Desmoid tumors are a broad group of tumors that originate from musculoaponeurotic structures throughout the body.
1-3) It is continuous with the galea aponeurotica (epicranial aponeurosis) at the superior temporal line and the superficial musculoaponeurotic system below the zygomatic arch.