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Gartner's duct

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noun Gart·ner's duct \ˈgart-nərz-, ˈgert-\

Medical Definition of Gartner's duct

  1. :  the remains in the female mammal of a part of the Wolffian duct of the embryo—called also duct of Gartner



Biographical Note for gartner's duct

Gartner

\ˈgert-nər\play ,

Hermann Treschow

(1785–1827), Danish surgeon and anatomist. Gartner discovered the duct that now bears his name in a sow and in 1822 wrote a detailed description. The structure was apparently first discovered by Marcello Malpighi about 1681.


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