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English definition of “aponeurosis”

aponeurosis

noun [C]     /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.Substances and structures in the body
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