Meaning of APONEUROSIS in English

— 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; aponeúrosis the part of a muscle becoming a tendon, equiv. to aponeuro-, var. s. of aponeuroûn to change to tendon (see APO-, NEURON) + -sis -SIS ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .