Medical Dictionary

Gartner's duct

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

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

Gart·ner \ˈgert-nər\ , 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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