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Medical Term:

anular ligament


one of a number of ligaments encircling various parts; the principal anular ligaments are those of the stapes, radius, and trachea.

See: anular ligament of radius, anular ligament of stapes, anular ligaments of trachea

Synonym(s): ligamentum anulareTA, orbicular ligament

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