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Medical Term:

anular part of fibrous digital sheath of digits of hand and foot


one of the five circular fibrous bands or pulleys (A1–A5) of the fibrous sheaths of the fingers and the corresponding structures of the toes attached to the shaft of the proximal and middle phalanges and associated joint capsules.

Synonym(s): pars anularis vaginarum fibrosarum digitorum manus et pedisTA, anular ligament of digits, anular pulley, anulus of fibrous sheath, ligamentum anulare digitorum

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