The small portion of the tympanic membrane in Rivinus incisure. Synonym: Shrapnell membrane
See also: Rivinus, August
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Rivinus,August Quirinus, German anatomist, 1652-1723.
Rivinus ducts - Synonym(s): minor sublingual duct
Rivinus gland - Synonym(s): sublingual gland
Rivinus incisure - Synonym(s): tympanic notch
Rivinus ligament - flaccid portion of the tympanic membrane that is attached to the petrous bone at the notch of Rivinus.
Rivinus membrane - Synonym(s): flaccid part of tympanic membrane
Rivinus notch - Synonym(s): tympanic notch
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