the ligamentous envelope surrounding a part, as the joints of the wrist or ankle or the head of the radius.
Paleys account of the function of the annular ligament at the ankle is correct, and strikingly put.
Parallel Paths Thomas William Rolleston
It lies along the Radius, and passeth under the annular ligament.
The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain’d in a Most Familiar Method Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
They are kept in their proper relative position by strong pulleys formed by the annular ligament.
A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
(anatomy) any of various ligaments that encircle a part, such as the wrist, ankle, or trachea
annular ligament n.
Any of various ligaments encircling parts such as the stapes, radius, and trachea.
- Annular ring
annular ring annular ring n. An opaque area appearing in radiographs of the lung and indicating a cavity of tuberculosis. Also called pleural ring. Historical Examples To hold the piston rings or ring in place, a junk ring is employed, being an annular ring bolted to the piston. Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II […]
to supply with critical or explanatory ; comment upon in : to annotate the works of Shakespeare. to make or . Historical Examples Good specimen of the “annotative” style with a parenthetic comment. Cyropaedia Xenophon verb to supply (a written work, such as an ancient text) with critical or explanatory notes v. 1733, from Latin […]
a critical or explanatory note or body of notes added to a text. the act of . (def 1). Abbreviation: annot. Historical Examples Sippi, agreeably to the early French annotation of the word, signifies a river. Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 Henry Rowe Schoolcraft There […]
formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm. having rings or ringlike bands. Historical Examples Cross rings may or may not be present, and the cup is either smooth or annulate. Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins Abdomen not annulate nor prolonged behind; eight legs in the adult stage. Handbook of Medical Entomology […]