galea aponeurotica

noun
galea apo·​neu·​ro·​ti·​ca | \ -ˌap-ō-n(y)u̇-ˈrät-ik-ə How to pronounce galea aponeurotica (audio) \

Medical Definition of galea aponeurotica

: the aponeurosis underlying the scalp and linking the frontalis and occipitalis muscles

called also epicranial aponeurosis

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“Galea aponeurotica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/galea%20aponeurotica. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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