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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One half of the mutations are associated with genes that code for crytallins, while a quarter with genes that encoded connexin and remaining to other genes that encrypted chromatin modifying protein-4B, beaded heat shock transcription factor-4, filament structural proteins-2, lens intrinsic membrane protein 2, avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma, paired-like homeodomain transcription factor-3, Eph-receptor type-A2 and major intrinsic protein or aquaporin-0 (Hejtmancik, 2008; Huang and He, 2010).
This incision passed through the skin, superficial musculoaponeurotic system, and the periosteum.
Extended NLF is raised from the tip of NLF to the inferior border of mandible in the plane of the superficial musculoaponeurotic system from both terminal points to the region of the central pedicle.
Fibromatosis is a rare benign mesenchymal neoplasm which primarily originates in the muscle, connective tissue, fascial sheaths, and musculoaponeurotic structures.
35) v-MAF avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog gene regulates transcription of ADAMTS12 gene by binding to its "Maf recognition element" sequence.
Abdominal wall desmoid tumors arise from musculoaponeurotic structures of the abdominal wall, especially the rectus and internal oblique muscles and their fascial coverings, and occasionally cross the midline.
It is at risk of iatrogenic injury overlying and anterior to massetter muscle where the nerve lies superficially underneath a thin layer of superficial musculoaponeurotic system.
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.
The diaphragm is a musculoaponeurotic sheet forming a partition between the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
Las proteinas de asociacion pertenecen a una familia de protooncogenes inicialmente descritos en especies aviares, es decir, genes promotores de la oncogenesis o neoplasiogenesis, y se denominan MAF (vMAF musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homologous).
But after just two years, second husband Lee was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of cancer called musculoaponeurotic fibromatosis.