torus uretericus

noun
torus ure·​ter·​i·​cus | \ -ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈter-i-kəs How to pronounce torus uretericus (audio) \

Medical Definition of torus uretericus

: a band of smooth muscle joining the orifices of the ureter and forming the base of the trigone of the bladder

called also Mercier's bar

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“Torus uretericus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/torus%20uretericus. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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