vertebral aponeurosis

noun

Definition of vertebral aponeurosis

: a fascia of the back separating the muscles that hold erect the spinal column and head from those that move the arm and shoulders and extending from the spinous processes to the angles of the ribs

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“Vertebral aponeurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vertebral%20aponeurosis. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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