crypt of Morgagni

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crypt of Mor·​ga·​gni | \ -mȯr-ˈgän-yē How to pronounce crypt of Morgagni (audio) \

Medical Definition of crypt of Morgagni

: any of the pouched cavities of the rectal mucosa immediately above the anorectal junction, intervening between vertical folds of the rectal mucosa

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