Medicipate! Conserve your knowledge 
Conserve your knowledge
Write article
Please log in to edit this article.

Pulmonary trunk

German: Anulus trunci pulmonalis

1 Definition

The pulmonary trunk is a collagenous fibre ring that belongs to the fibrous rings. It spans the pulmonary ostial trunk and delimits this in the valve plane or the plane of the cardiac skeleton.

2 Anatomy

The annulus of the aorta serves as a fixed anchor point of the semilunar valves of the pulmonary valve. Dorsally, it adjoins the aortic ring of the aortic valve.

This page was last edited on 14 October 2015, at 11:34.

To comment on this article, please login..

Click here for creating a new article in the DocCheck Flexikon.

Last authors:

0 rating(s) (0 ø)


You have any questions?
Copyright ©2021 DocCheck Medical Services GmbH | Switch to mobile version
Follow DocCheck: