bicipital aponeurosis

bicipital aponeurosis
bicipital aponeurosis n an aponeurosis that is given off as a broad medial expansion of the tendon of the biceps brachii at the elbow and that descends medially over the brachial artery to fuse with the deep fascia covering the origins of the flexor muscles of the forearm called also lacertus fibrosus

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  • Bicipital aponeurosis — Infobox Anatomy Name = Bicipital aponeurosis Latin = aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii GraySubject = 124 GrayPage = 444 Caption = Superficial muscles of the chest and front of the arm. (Lacertus fibrosus visible as white band at lower right.) …   Wikipedia

  • aponeurosis of biceps muscle of arm — bicipital aponeurosis a. musculi bicipitis brachii …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • bicipital fascia — aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii …   Medical 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

  • aponeurosis musculi bicipitis brachii — [TA] aponeurosis of biceps muscle of arm: an expansion of the tendon of the biceps brachii muscle by which it is attached to the fascia of the forearm and to the ulna; called also bicipital a., a. bicipitalis [TA alternative], lacertus fibrosus… …   Medical dictionary

  • bicipital fascia — noun : an aponeurosis given off from the tendon of the biceps of the arm and continuous with the deep fascia of the forearm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

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  • List of muscles of the human body — Skeletal muscles homo sapiens Muscles of the human body: Overview Head  |  Neck  |&# …   Wikipedia

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