from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated beneath an aponeurosis.
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In a few cases, its position was subcutaneous in the upper part of the forearm, and subaponeurotic in the lower part.
The subaponeurotic tissue, which intervenes between the galea aponeurotica and the pericranium, is much looser in texture, and permits the movement of the aponeurosis over the underlying bones.
The soft parts covering the upper surface of the skull form the scalp and comprise the following layers (Fig. 1196): (1) skin, (2) subcutaneous tissue, (3) Occipitalis frontalis and galea aponeurotica, (4) subaponeurotic tissue, (5) pericranium.