Medical Dictionary

aponeurosis

noun apo·neu·ro·sis \ˌap-ə-n(y)-ˈrō-səs\
plural apo·neu·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of APONEUROSIS

:  any of the broad flat sheets of dense fibrous collagenous connective tissue that cover, invest, and form the terminations and attachments of various muscles
apo·neu·rot·ic \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective
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