Medical Dictionary

Laurer's canal

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



Johann Friedrich

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

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