valve of Vieussens

valve of Vieus·​sens | \ -ˌvyə(r)ˈsäⁿs, -vyə̄ˈs- \

Definition of valve of Vieussens

: the anterior medullary velum

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History and Etymology for valve of Vieussens

after Raymond Vieussens †1716 French anatomist

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“Valve of Vieussens.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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