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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