aponeurosis

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any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones

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Enzinger, "Clear-cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses.
In passerines (Donatelli, 1997; Donatelli and Marceliano, 2007) the number of aponeuroses is reduced.
Spigelian hernias occur along the linea semilunaris, which is a continuation of the aponeuroses of the layered lateral abdominal muscles and the rectus abdominis sheath (Figure 12).
1,4) The Congress went on to include joint and organ capsules, muscular septa, ligaments, retinacula, aponeuroses, tendons, myofascia, neurofascia and other fibrous collagenous tissues as forms of fascia, inseparable from surrounding connective tissues.
4) It originates from muscular aponeuroses, creating a desmos, meaning "band" or "tendon" which refers to the ligament-like appearance of these lesions.
Exacerbations or flare ups can spontaneously regress or can cause muscles, ligaments, aponeuroses or fasciae to ossify, even across joints and render them immobile.
The superior border is formed by the internal oblique and transversus abdominis aponeuroses.
These lesions are confined to the musculature and the overlying aponeuroses.
Deeper ES lesions can extend along tendon sheaths or aponeuroses.