Treitz's muscle

noun \ˈtrītsə̇z-\

Definition of Treitz's muscle

  1. 1 or Treitz's ligament :  a band of smooth muscle extending from the junction of the duodenum and jejunum to the left crus of the diaphragm

  2. 2 :  rectococcygeus

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Origin and Etymology of treitz's muscle

after Wenzel Treitz †1872 Austrian physician


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