ANATOMICAL INTERPRETATION OF SNAYU SHARIR ACCORDING TO AYURVED AND MODERN SCIENCE
Dr. S. D. Rokade* and Dr. Priya M. Belkhade
Snayu is one of the important anatomical structures in the human body which is strong and holds all the joints. Snayu is most important structure which is closely related to Bone that help in Binding along with mamsa and meda, All the joints are bound together by Snayu. According to shape and location the Snayu are of four types: Pratanvati, Vritta, Sushira & Prithula. Acharya Sushruta compares the function of snayu with Binding plates of Boats, which allows the Boat to bear the weight and float easily in the deep water. In this study the reference related to snayu is collected from available literature and tried to explained snayu as a structure form i.e Fibrous structure. Snayu may be ligament, Tendon, Retinaculum, Aponeurosis.
Keywords: Snayu, Fibrous Structure.
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