Anular ligament of radius | definition of anular ligament of radius by Medical dictionary
anular ligament of radius
an·u·lar lig·a·ment of ra·di·us [TA]
the ligament that encircles and holds the head of the radius in the radial notch of the ulna, forming the proximal radioulnar joint and enabling pronation and supination of forearm; receives the radial collateral ligament of the elbow.
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It has been observed in the images of left elbow anular ligament of radius of seventeen-week fetus group stained with Masson trichrome, the collagen density where anular ligament of radius adhered to the bone were lesser intense compared to collagens of this ligament in other regions (Fig.
Mahasen & Sadek (2000), detected that, anular ligament of radius had primarily flat shape and then started to be thicker.