Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Aortic ring
The aortic ring is a collagenous fibre ring that belongs to the fibrous ring. This spans the aortic ostium and delimits this in the valve plane or the plane of the cardiac skeleton.
The aortic ring serves as a solid anchor point of the ... [more]
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Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Alveolus
The alveoli are the structural elements of the lung. During respiration this is where gas exchanges takes place between the blood and the alveolar air.
In dentistry, the term alveolus is used to denote the dental alveoli.
The atrioventricular valves refer to the valves of the heart, which lie between the atria and the ventricles. In the human body, there are two atrioventricular valves, the mitral valve (Valva atrioventricularis sinistra) and the tricuspid value ... [more]