Houston's fold

Hous·​ton's fold
variants: or Houston's valve \ ˈ(h)yü|stənz-​ , ˈhü| , ˈhau̇| \

Definition of Houston's fold

: any of the valvular folds in the lining of the rectum

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History and Etymology for Houston's fold

after John Houston †1845 Irish surgeon

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“Houston's fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Houston%27s%20fold. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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