galea aponeurotica


galea apo·​neu·​ro·​ti·​ca -ˌap-ō-n(y)u̇-ˈrät-ik-ə How to pronounce galea aponeurotica (audio)
: the aponeurosis underlying the scalp and linking the frontalis and occipitalis muscles

called also epicranial aponeurosis

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“Galea aponeurotica.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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