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Laurer's canal

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noun Lau·rer's canal \ˈlau̇-rərz-\

Medical Definition of Laurer's canal

  1. :  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

Biographical Note for laurer's canal

Laurer

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Johann Friedrich

(1798–1873), German pharmacologist. Laurer described Laurer's canal in an article published in 1830.


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