Dictionary » T » Tendinous arch

Tendinous arch

tendinous arch

A white, fibrous band attached to bone and/or muscle, arching over and thus protecting neurovascular elements passing beneath it from injurious compression, a linear thickening of the deep fascia of a muscle which provides attachment for ligaments and/or muscle fibres.

Synonym: arcus tendineus.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 779 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link