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aponeurosis

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

Medical Definition of aponeurosis

plural aponeuroses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  any of the broad flat sheets of dense fibrous collagenous connective tissue that cover, invest, and form the terminations and attachments of various muscles

aponeurotic \-ˈrät-ik\play adjective



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