aponeurosis de Tenon

aponeurosis de Tenon
Eng. Tenon's aponeurosis

Diccionario de oftalmología. . 2011.

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  • aponeurosis o cápsula de Tenon — Bolsa membranosa delgada que envuelve el globo ocular desde el nervio óptico hasta la región ciliar y que permite que el ojo se mueva libremente. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • cápsula de Tenon — Eng. Tenon s capsule Vaina fibrosa que cubre la cara externa de la esclerótica. Fascia bulbi. Vaina del globo ocular. Membrana de Tenon. Aponeurosis de Tenon. Cápsula de Bonnet …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • cápsula de Tenon — membrana de naturaleza conjuntiva que envuelve toda la capa esclerótica del ojo. También se la conoce como aponeurosis orbitaria imagen anatómica [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/c/ca2.htm#capsula de tenon] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos… …   Diccionario médico

  • Hernia — A general term referring to a protrusion of a tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained. More specifically, a hernia often refers to an opening or weakness in the muscular structure of the wall of the abdomen. This… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tendon — The tissue by which a muscle attaches to bone. A tendon is somewhat flexible, but fibrous and tough. When a tendon becomes inflamed, the condition is referred to as tendinitis or tendonitis. Inflamed tendons are at risk for rupture. Tendons are… …   Medical dictionary

  • sheath — 1. Any enveloping structure, such as the membranous covering of a muscle, nerve, or blood vessel. Any sheathlike structure. SYN: vagina (1). 2. The prepuce of male animals, especially of the horse. 3. A specially designed tu …   Medical dictionary

  • tendon — /ten deuhn/, n. 1. Anat. a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue, serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; sinew. 2. a reinforcing strand in prestressed concrete. [1535 45; < ML tendon (s. of tendo) < Gk ténon… …   Universalium

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

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