TITLE

scalp

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1947
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "scalp" is presented. It refers to the hairy integument of the head. In anatomy, the term includes the skin, dense subcutaneous tissue, occipitofrontalis muscle with the galea aponeurotica, loose subaponeurotic tissue and cranial periosteum.
ACCESSION #
21244869

 

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