circumferential fibers

cir·cum·fer·en·tial fi·bers

(sĭrkŭm-fĕr-enshăl fībĕrz)
Fibers in free gingiva that encircle neck of the tooth.
Synonym(s): circular fibers.
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Indexes of myocardial performance-stroke volume, ejection fraction, mean rate of circumferential fibers shortening, posterior wall and septal velocities were reduced in patients with mitral stenosis and correlated with clinical functional disability (8).
A mammal's eardrum is made up of a large number of radial and circumferential fibers (represented in the illustrated sequence as a web of yellow and green lines in the lower left-hand corner of each frame).
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