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palmar aponeurosis

 

Definition: the thickened, central portion of the deep palmar fascia; it radiates toward the bases of the fingers from an apical attachment to the transverse carpal ligament, usually as a continuation of the tendon of the palmaris longus muscle.

Synonym(s): aponeurosis palmarisTA, Dupuytren fascia

See Also: palmar fascia

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