What does aponeurosis mean?

aponeurosis meaning in General Dictionary

anybody for the thicker and denser of deep fasciaelig which cover invest and the terminations and accessories of several muscle tissue they often times vary from tendons just in-being flat and thin view Fascia

View more

  • some of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened muscles
  • anybody of the thicker and denser associated with the deep fasciae which cover, invest, as well as the terminations and accessories of, many muscle tissue. They often differ from muscles only in-being flat and thin. See Fascia.

aponeurosis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1670s, from Latin, from Greek aponeurosis, from aponeuroein, from apo- "off, from" (see apo-) + neuron "sinew" (see neuro-).

aponeurosis - German to English