Walther's canal

noun Wal·ther's canal \ˈvältə(r)z-\
variants: or

Walther's duct

Definition of Walther's canal

  1. :  any of several small inconstant efferent ducts of the sublingual gland opening into the mouth

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Origin and Etymology of walther's canal

after Augustin Friedrich Walther †1746 German anatomist

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a trip made at another's expense

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