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epicranial aponeurosis


Definition: the aponeurosis or intermediate tendon connecting the frontal and occipital belly of the occipitofrontalis muscle to form—with the temporoparietalis— the epicranius.

Synonym(s): galea aponeuroticaTA, aponeurosis epicranialis

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