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aponeurosis

noun [C] uk   /ˌæp.ə.njʊəˈrəʊ.sɪs/  us   /ˌæp.ə.nʊˈroʊ.sɪs/ (plural aponeuroses ) specialized
a thin sheet of tissue that covers a muscle or connects a muscle to the part it moves: MRI has been used to determine the thickness of the aponeurosis.
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