filum coronarium

filum coronarium
a tapering collagenous bundle that forms part of the fibrous annulus at each atrioventricular orifice; in the mitral valve one extends anteriorly and one posteriorly from the right fibrous trigone, partially encircling the orifice, and in the tricuspid valve they extend similarly from the left fibrous trigone.

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  • filum — térmico latino para hilo. Filum coronarium: borde en forma de cuerda cerca del orificio auricular del corazón; Filum terminale: extremo inferior delgado de la médula espinal Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

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