Laurer's canal

noun
Lau·​rer's canal | \ ˈlau̇-rərz- How to pronounce Laurer's canal (audio) \

Medical Definition of Laurer's canal

: a muscular duct in some trematode worms that arises from the oviduct between the ovary and the omphalomesenteric duct and passes to the dorsal surface

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“Laurer's canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Laurer%27s%20canal. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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