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“aponeurosis” in British English

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aponeurosisnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “aponeurosis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)