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fibrocartilaginous ring of tympanic membrane


Definition: the thickened portion of the circumference of the tympanic membrane that is fixed in the tympanic sulcus.

Synonym(s): anulus fibrocartilagineus membranae tympaniTA, Gerlach anular tendon

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