tendinous ring of Zinn

\ -ˈzin, -tsin \

Definition of tendinous ring of Zinn

: a fibrous membrane surrounding the optic foramen and serving as a common origin for the rectus muscles of the eye

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History and Etymology for tendinous ring of Zinn

after Johann G. Zinn †1759 German physician and botanist

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“Tendinous ring of Zinn.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tendinous%20ring%20of%20Zinn. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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