palmar aponeurosis

noun

Medical Definition of palmar aponeurosis

: an aponeurosis of the palm of the hand that consists of a superficial longitudinal layer continuous with the tendon of the palmaris longus and of a deeper transverse layer

called also palmar fascia

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“Palmar aponeurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/palmar%20aponeurosis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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