Shrapnell membrane

Shrapnell membrane
pars flaccida membranae tympanicae.

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  • Shrapnell's membrane — In human anatomy, Shrapnell s membrane (also known as Rivinus’ ligament ) is the small, triangular, flaccid portion of the tympanic membrane lying above the malleolar folds, attached directly to the petrous bone at the notch of Rivinus. It is… …   Wikipedia

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  • Henry Jones Shrapnell — (1792 1834) was an English anatomist. For a period of time during his career he was a colleague to Edward Jenner (1749 1823), creator of the vaccine for smallpox.Shrapnell is remembered for his pioneer work in otology. He was the first to… …   Wikipedia

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  • pars flaccida membranae tympanicae — [TA] a small, lax and thin portion of the tympanic membrane between the anterior and posterior malleolar folds. Called also membrana flaccida and Rivinus or Shrapnell membrane …   Medical dictionary

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