Wrisberg cartilage

cartilago cuneiformis.

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  • Wrisberg cartilage etc. — Wris·berg cartilage, etc. (risґbərg) [Heinrich August Wrisberg, German anatomist, 1739–1808] see cartilago cuneiformis, ganglia cardiaca, ligamentum meniscofemorale posterius, nervus intermedius, nervus cutaneus brachii medialis, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • cartilage of Wrisberg — cartilage of Wris·berg riz .bərg, vris .berk n CUNEIFORM CARTILAGE Wris·berg vris .berk Heinrich August (1739 1808) German anatomist. A professor of anatomy, Wrisberg published a number of works containing original anatomical descriptions. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

  • wrisberg's cartilage — noun Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: after Heinrich A. Wrisberg died 1808 German anatomist : cartilage of wrisberg …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartilage of wrisberg — ˈrizˌbərg, G ˈvrisˌberk Usage: usually capitalized W Etymology: translation of German Wrisberger knorpel, after Heinrich A. Wrisberg died 1808 German anatomist : a cuneiform cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wrisberg's ganglion — Wris·berg s ganglion riz .bərgz , vris .berks n a small ganglion that sometimes occurs in the superficial part of the cardiac plexus at the right side of the ligamentum arteriosum H. A. Wrisberg see CARTILAGE OF WRISBERG …   Medical dictionary

  • Wrisberg — Heinrich A., German anatomist and gynecologist, 1739–1808. See W. cartilage, W. ganglia, under ganglion, W. ligament, W. nerve, W. tubercle …   Medical dictionary

  • Heinrich August Wrisberg — (1739 1808) was an anatomist.The cuneiform cartilages are sometimes called the cartilages of Wrisberg .cite web |url=http://medical.merriam webster.com/medical/wrisberg |title=cartilage+of+Wrisberg Definition from Merriam Webster s Medical… …   Wikipedia

  • cuneiform cartilage — n either of a pair of rods of yellow elastic cartilage of which each lies on one side of the larynx in an aryepiglottic fold just below the arytenoid cartilage called also cartilage of Wrisberg * * * cartilago cuneiformis …   Medical dictionary

  • nerve of Wrisberg — nerve of Wris·berg riz .bərg,Ger vris .berk n 1) NERVUS INTERMEDIUS 2) a small nerve of the upper arm arising from the brachial plexus and distributed esp. to the skin of the medial side H. A. Wrisberg see CARTILAGE OF WRISBERG …   Medical dictionary

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