Zinn's ligament

Alternative eponyms

Synonyms

Annulus tendineus communis, circulus vasculosus nervi optici, common annular tendon, common tendinous ring, common tendinous ring of extraocular muscles, ligamentum Zinni.

Related people

Connective tissue giving attachment to the rectus muscles of the eyeball.

Description

Connective tissue giving attachment to the rectus muscles of the eyeball.

Bibliography

  • J. G. Zinn:
    Descriptio anatomica oculi humani. Göttingen, B. Abrami Vandenhoeck, 1755.
  • Clayton L. Thomas, editor:
    Tabers Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia; 1986.

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