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aponeurosis

 [ap″o-noo͡-ro´sis] (pl. aponeuro´ses)
a sheetlike tendinous expansion, mainly serving to connect a muscle with the parts it moves. adj., adj aponeurot´ic.
 Palmar aponeurosis. A fifth longitudinal band, radiating toward the base of the thumb, is sometimes present. From Dorland's, 2000.

ap·o·neu·ro·sis

, pl.

ap·o·neu·ro·ses

(ap'ō-nū-rō'sis, -sēz), [TA]
A fibrous sheet or flat, expanded tendon, giving attachment to muscular fibers and serving as the means of proximal or distal attachment (origin or insertion) of a flat muscle; it sometimes also performs the functions of a fascia for other muscles.
[G. the end of the muscle where it becomes tendon, fr. apo, from, + neuron, sinew]

aponeurosis

(ăp′ə-no͝o-rō′sĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n. pl. aponeuro·ses (-sēz′)
A sheetlike fibrous membrane, resembling a flattened tendon, that serves as a fascia to bind muscles together or as a means of connecting muscle to bone.

ap′o·neu·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

aponeurosis

Anatomy A flat sheet of fibrotendinous tissue which forms the site of attachment of flat muscles or corresponds to a zone of separation of flat muscles. See Bicipital aponeurosis, Plantar aponeurosis.

ap·o·neu·ro·sis

, pl. aponeuroses (ap'ō-nūr-ō'sis, -sēz) [TA]
A fibrous sheet or flat, expanded tendon, giving attachment to muscular fibers and serving as the means of origin or insertion of a flat muscle; it sometimes also performs the functions of a fascia for other muscles.
[G. the end of the muscle where it becomes tendon, fr. apo, from, + neuron, sinew]

aponeurosis

A thin flat sheet of tendinous tissue which covers a muscle or by which broad, flat muscles are connected to bone.
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(8) But what is not well described in the literature is how to differentiate between tightness in the muscles and fascia; rather fascia and aponeurosis are being described as the non-contractile tissue.
It is located just deep to palmar aponeurosis and superficial to digital branches of the median nerve, long flexor tendons, and lumbricals.
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Las cabezas corta y larga se unen para formar un tendon comun cuyas inserciones distates son en la tuberosidad del radio y algunas fibras aponeuroticas y tendinosas terminan en la fascia antebraquiat a traves de la aponeurosis bicipitatis.
Pennation angle was determined as the angle between the fascicle line of action and the deep aponeurosis. Fascicle length was defined as the length of the fascicle along its trajectory between the deep and superficial aponeuroses.