Kerckring (Kerkring) ossicle
- see under center.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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Kerckring (Kerkring) center (ossicle) folds (valves) — Kerck·ring (Kerkring) center (ossicle), folds (valves) (kerkґring) [Theodorus Kerckring (or Kerkring), German born anatomist in the Netherlands, 1640â€“1693] see under center and see plicae circulares … Medical dictionary
Kerckring (Kerkring) center — an ossification center sometimes present in the posterior margin of the foramen magnum at about the sixteenth week of fetal life; it unites with the other squamous parts prior to birth. Called also Kerckring ossicle … Medical dictionary