valve of Gerlach

valve of Ger·lach \-ˈgerˌläḵ\

Definition of valve of Gerlach

  1. :  an inconstant fold of mucous membrane resembling a valve at the cecal end of the vermiform appendix

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Origin and Etymology of valve of gerlach

after Joseph Gerlach †1896 German anatomist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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