Sibson fascia


Sibson fascia
membrana suprapleuralis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Sibson fascia etc. — Sib·son fascia, etc. (sibґsən) [Francis Sibson, English physician, 1814–1876] see under furrow, groove, and notch, and see membrana suprapleuralis, musculus scalenus minimus, and vestibule of aorta …   Medical dictionary

  • Sibson — may refer to:Places* Sibson, Cambridgeshire * Sibson, Leicestershire * Peterborough/Sibson Airport, also known as Sibson aerodrome , near Peterborough, CambridgeshirePeople* Francis Sibson (1814–1876), British physician and anatomist * John… …   Wikipedia

  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sibson — Francis, English anatomist, 1814–1876. See S. aponeurosis, S. fascia, S. groove, S. muscle, S. aortic vestibule …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Suprapleural membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = membrana suprapleuralis GraySubject = 238 GrayPage = 1089 Caption = Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = m 08 DorlandsSuf = 12522242 The… …   Wikipedia

  • aponeurosis — A fibrous sheet or flat, expanded tendon, giving attachment to muscular fibers and serving as the means of origin or insertion of a flat muscle; it sometimes also performs the office of a fascia for other muscles. [G. the end of the muscle where… …   Medical dictionary


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