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Question #249

Which of the following muscles have an attachment involving an aponeurosis?



The human body has a number of separate aponeuroses (flattened or ribbon-like tendinous expansions). A range of muscles arise or insert into these aponeuroses:

  • External oblique, Internal oblique and Transversus abdominus
  • Pectoralis major
  • Biceps brachii
  • Palmaris longus and brevis
  • Lumbricals, interossei and extensor indicis
  • Occipitalis and frontalis attaching to the galea aponeurosis of the scalp
  • Levator palpebrae superioris
  • The clavicular head of sternocleidomastoid
  • Tensor and levator veli palatini, musculus uvulae, palatopharyngeus and palatoglossus all attaching to the palatine aponeurosis

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