Medical Definition of Gartner's duct
: 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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