Medical Definition of Fibrous ring

1. One of four fibrous rings that surround atrioventricular and arterial orifices of the heart, providing attachment for the valve leaflets and maintaining patency of the orifice. As part of the fibrous skeleton of the heart, the fibrous rings also provide origin and insertion for the myocardium. Synonym: annulus fibrosus cordis, annulus fibrosus, coronary tendon, fibrous ring, Lower's ring. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrous Ring

fibrous dysplasia of jaws
fibrous goiter
fibrous hamartoma of infancy
fibrous histiocytoma
fibrous joint
fibrous lamina
fibrous layer
fibrous mediastinitis
fibrous membrane
fibrous pericarditis
fibrous pericardium
fibrous plaque
fibrous pneumonia
fibrous polyp
fibrous protein
fibrous ring (current term)
fibrous ring of heart
fibrous ring of intervertebral disc
fibrous sheaths
fibrous skeleton of heart
fibrous tissue
fibrous trigones of heart
fibrous tubercle
fibrous tunic of eye
fibrous union
fibrous xanthoma
fibrously
fibrousness
fibrovascular

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