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.

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