aponeurosis (n.) 1670s, from Latin, from Gk. aponeurosis, from aponeuroein, from apo- "off, away from" (see APO- (Cf. apo-)) + neuron "sinew" (see NEURO- (Cf. neuro-)).

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  • aponeurosis — f. anat. Membrana fibrosa y blanca que envuelve los músculos (aponeurosis de envoltura) o los une con las partes que se articulan (aponeurosis de inserción). También se denomina fascia. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Aponeurosis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una aponeurosis es una variedad de tendón en forma de lámina aplanada. Sus fibras de tejido conectivo son blancas y brillantes, y son histológicamente semejantes a las de tendones comunes, pero tienen menor… …   Wikipedia Español

  • aponeurosis — [ap΄ō no͞o rō′sis, ap΄ōnyo͞orō′sis; ap΄əno͞o rō′sis, ap΄ənyo͞o′rō′sis] n. pl. aponeuroses [ap΄ō no͞o rō′sēz΄, ap΄ō nyo͞o rō′sēz΄, ap΄ə no͞o rō′sēz, ap΄ə nyo͞o′rō′sēz΄] [ModL < Gr aponeurōsis < apo , from + neuron, NERVE] a fibrous membrane… …   English World dictionary

  • Aponeurosis — Ap o*neu*ro sis, n.; pl. {Aponeuroses}. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass into a tendon; ? from + ? to strain the sinews, ? sinew, tendon, nerve.] (Anat.) Any one of the thicker and denser of the deep fasci[ae] which cover, invest, and the terminations and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aponeurosis — (Del gr. ἀπονεύρωσις, extremo del músculo). 1. f. Anat. Membrana formada por tejido conjuntivo fibroso cuyos hacecillos están entrecruzados y que sirve de envoltura a los músculos. 2. Anat. Tendón ensanchado en forma laminar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Aponeurosis — Aponeuroses (plural of aponeurosis: απο, away or of , and νευρον, sinew ) are layers of flat broad tendons. They have a shiny, whitish silvery color, and are histologically similar to tendons, but are very sparingly supplied with blood vessels… …   Wikipedia

  • aponeurosis — (Del gr. aponeurosis, endurecimiento en los tendones.) ► sustantivo femenino ANATOMÍA Membrana de tejido conjuntivo fibroso que envuelve los músculos. IRREG. plural aponeurosis * * * aponeurosis (del gr. «aponeúrōsis», extremo del músculo) 1 f.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • aponeurosis — aponeurotic /ap euh noo rot ik, nyoo /, adj. /ap euh noo roh sis, nyoo /, n., pl. aponeuroses / seez/. Anat. a whitish, fibrous membrane that connects a muscle to a bone or fascia. [1670 80; < Gk aponeúrosis the part of a muscle becoming a tendon …   Universalium

  • aponeurosis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek aponeurōsis, from aponeurousthai to pass into a tendon, from apo + neuron sinew more at nerve Date: 1676 a broad flat sheet of dense fibrous collagenous connective tissue that covers, invests, and forms the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aponeurosis — 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 office of a fascia for other muscles. [G. the end of the muscle where… …   Medical dictionary

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