palatine aponeurosis

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pal·a·tine ap·o·neu·ro·sis

[TA]
the expanded interlacing tendons of the tensor veli palatini muscles in the anterior two thirds of the soft palate to which the other palatine muscles attach.
Synonym(s): aponeurosis palatina [TA]

palatine aponeurosis

the major structural element of the soft palate to which other muscles of the palate attach. It is attached anteriorly to the margin of the hard palate, but it is unattached posteriorly, where it ends in a free margin.

pal·a·tine ap·o·neu·ro·sis

(pal'ă-tīn ap'ō-nūr-ō'sis) [TA]
The expanded interlacing tendons of the tensor veli palatini muscles in the anterior two thirds of the soft palate to which the other palatine muscles attach.

pal·a·tine ap·o·neu·ro·sis

(pal'ă-tīn ap'ō-nūr-ō'sis) [TA]
Expanded interlacing tendons of tensor veli palatini muscles in anterior two thirds of soft palate to which other palatine muscles attach.