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Müllerian tubercle

noun
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Mullerian tubercle

Medical Definition of Müllerian tubercle

  1. :  an elevation on the wall of the embryonic urogenital sinus where the Müllerian ducts enter

Biographical Note for müllerian tubercle

Müller

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Johannes Peter

(1801–1858), German physiologist and anatomist. Müller is generally acclaimed as one of the greatest biologists of all time. In 1834–40 he published a handbook of physiology that ranks as the first great text on that subject produced in the 19th century. In histology he described the microscopic anatomy of a large series of secreting glands. He was the first to classify the excretory system of the glands as an independent system of tubes; he noted that the blood vessels formed only a capillary network. He described the Müllerian duct in 1825.


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