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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Functional characteristics of the foot and plantar aponeurosis under tibiotalar loading.
The lack of ruptures in the plantar aponeurosis, an aspect shown through an ultrasound of each athlete's injured plantar aponeurosis;
Plantar fibromatosis, also known as Ledderhose's disease, is characterized by a non-neoplastic development of fibrous nodules on the superficial surface of the plantar aponeurosis.