valve of Gerlach

valve of Ger·​lach
: an inconstant fold of mucous membrane resembling a valve at the cecal end of the vermiform appendix

Word History


after Joseph Gerlach †1896 German anatomist

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“Valve of Gerlach.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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