epicranial aponeurosis

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ep·i·cra·ni·al ap·o·neu·ro·sis

[TA]
the aponeurosis or intermediate tendon connecting the frontal and occipital belly of the occipitofrontalis muscle to form-with the temporoparietalis- the epicranius.

epicranial aponeurosis

[-krā′nē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, epi + kranion, skull, apo, away, neuron, tendon
a fibrous membrane that covers the cranium between the occipital and frontal muscles of the scalp. Also called galea aponeurotica.

ep·i·cra·ni·al ap·o·neu·ro·sis

(ep'i-krā'nē-ăl ap'ō-nūr-ō'sis) [TA]
The aponeurosis or intermediate tendon connecting the frontalis and occipitalis muscles to form the epicranius.
Synonym(s): galea (2) .

epicranial aponeurosis

The fibrous membrane connecting the occipital and frontal muscles over the top of the skull. Synonym: galea aponeurotica
See also: aponeurosis