pharyngeal aponeurosis


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pharyngeal aponeurosis

Etymology: Gk, pharynx, throat, apo, from, neuron, sinew
a sheet of connective tissue immediately beneath the mucosa of the pharynx.

pharyngeal aponeurosis

The sheet of connective tissue lying between the mucosal and muscular layers of the pharyngeal wall. Synonym: pharyngobasilar fascia
See also: aponeurosis

aponeurosis

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.