Aponeurosis: Definition & Function


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Which of the following is NOT true:

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1. The epicranial aponeurosis:

2. Which of the following is NOT true of the abdominal aponeurosis:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of an aponeurosis. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include information about an abdominal aponeurosis and information about the differences between tendons and aponeuroses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer quiz questions on the following:

  • Information about epicranial aponeuroses
  • Facts about tendons and aponeuroses
  • Characteristics of aponeuroses
  • The plantar aponeurosis
  • Information about an abdominal aponeurosis

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding aponeuroses and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about an epicranial aponeurosis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the plantar aponeurosis

Additional Learning

The associated lesson, Aponeurosis: Definition & Function, takes a closer look at these topics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Distinguish the difference between aponeuroses and tendons
  • Review the characteristics of an aponeurosis
  • Recall where the occipitofrontalis muscle is located
  • Identify what the windlass mechanism is and where this action takes place in the body