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Gartner's duct

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noun Gart·ner's duct \ ˈgart-nərz-, ˈgert- \

medical Definition of Gartner's duct

:the remains in the female mammal of a part of the Wolffian duct of the embryo called also duct of Gartner

Biographical Note for gartner's duct

  • Gartner play \ˈgert-nər\, Hermann Treschow (1785–1827), Danish surgeon and anatomist. Gartner discovered the duct that now bears his name in a sow and in 1822 wrote a detailed description. The structure was apparently first discovered by Marcello Malpighi about 1681.

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