abdominal aponeurosis

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abdominal aponeurosis

the conjoined sheetlike tendons of the oblique and transverse muscles of the abdomen.


pl. aponeuroses [Gr.] a broad, sheetlike tendon.

abdominal aponeurosis
the broad tendinous portion of the oblique and transverse abdominal muscles that attaches to the linea alba.
pharyngeal aponeurosis
a fascial sheet within the pharyngeal wall, lined with mucous membrane and covered by the pharyngeal constrictors.